With 280 biographies, Coaches are the 38th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Historians, Economists, and Engineers.

Pantheon has 290 people classified as coaches born between 1866 and 1987. Of these 290, 258 (88.97%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living coaches include Alex Ferguson, Arsène Wenger, and Jupp Heynckes. The most famous deceased coaches include Rinus Michels, Luis Aragonés, and Valeriy Lobanovskyi.

Living Coaches

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Deceased Coaches

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Most coaches were born in Italy (29), United Kingdom (27), and Germany (24). By city, the most common birth places were Rio de Janeiro (8), Amsterdam (6), and London (6).The most common death places of coaches were Belgium (4), Spain (4), and United Kingdom (3). By city, these were Madrid (2), Barcelona (2), and Aalst, Belgium (1).

The earliest biographies classified as coaches in Pantheon are Adhemar Pimenta, Otto Nerz, and Ernest Mangnall.  The concentration of coaches was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier coaches are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Coaches were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 24 most globally memorable Coaches since 1700.

Coaches are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Tennis Players, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.