Famous Coaches from Argentina

List of notable or famous coaches from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in Argentina and even some popular coaches who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from Argentina is included when available.

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This historic coaches from Argentina list can help answer the questions "Who are some Argentinian coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from Argentina?" These prominent coaches of Argentina may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Argentinian coaches.

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    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Alejandro Javier Sabella (locally [saˈβela]; born 5 November 1954) is an Argentine football manager and former player. Born in Buenos Aires, he began his playing career with River Plate in his home  ...more
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    Alejandro Verga is an Argentine former field hockey player who competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics.  ...more
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    BirthplaceBahía Blanca, Argentina

    Alfio Basile (born 1 November 1943 in Bahía Blanca), nicknamed Coco, is an Argentine football coach and former player. He played for Racing Club de Avellaneda and Huracán before becoming a manager.  ...more
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    Dec. at 88 (1926-2014)

    BirthplaceBarracas, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfɾeðo ði esˈtefano]; 4 July 1926 – 7 July 2014) was an Argentine-Spanish professional footballer and coach. He is regarded as one of the  ...more
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    BirthplaceMorteros, Argentina

    Américo Rubén "El Tolo" Gallego (born 25 April 1955) is an Argentine football coach and former player. As a midfielder, he played 73 times for the Argentina national team during his playing career.  ...more
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    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Angelo DiBernardo is a retired Argentine-American soccer player who played professionally in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He also represented the United States at  ...more
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    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Carlos Arcecio Bianchi (born 26 April 1949), nicknamed El Bozo (Bozo the Clown), is an Argentine former footballer and current manager. A prolific goalscorer, although he had a bright career as a  ...more
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    BirthplaceLa Paternal, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Carlos Salvador Bilardo (born 16 March 1938) is an Argentine former football player and manager. Bilardo achieved worldwide renown as a player with Estudiantes de La Plata in the 1960s, and as the  ...more
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    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Carlos Ischia (born 28 October 1956 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine footballer. He was most recently the head coach of Bolivian Primera División club The Strongest.  ...more
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    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    César Luis Menotti (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsesaɾ ˈlwis meˈnoti]; born 5 November 1938), known as El Flaco ("the slim one"), is an Argentine football coach and former player who won the 1978 FIFA  ...more
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    BirthplaceFlorencio Varela Partido, Argentina

    Christian Lionel Díaz (born 12 May 1976) is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a left back.  ...more
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    BirthplaceCastelar, Argentina

    Claudio Borghi may refer to: Claudio Borghi (football manager), a Chilean-Argentine football manager and former player Claudio Borghi (politician), an Italian politician  ...more
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    Daniel Garnero

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceLomas de Zamora, Argentina

    Daniel Oscar Garnero (born 1 April 1969) is a retired Argentine football midfielder. He is currently the head coach of Club Olimpia.  ...more
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    Diego Cagna

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Diego Cagna (born 19 April 1970 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football coach and former player. He played as midfielder and retired in 2005.  ...more
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    Diego Cocca

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Diego Martín Cocca (born 11 February 1972) is a former Argentine footballer and current manager. He played professional football for several clubs in Argentina, Spain and Mexico.  ...more
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    BirthplaceLanús, Argentina

    Diego Armando Maradona (30 October 1960 – 25 November 2020) was an Argentine retired professional footballer. He was widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was one of  ...more

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    BirthplaceGranadero Baigorria, Argentina

    Edgardo Bauza (born 26 January 1958) is an Argentine former footballer, currently manager. Before taking up management, he played over 300 games for Rosario Central. He also played for Independiente  ...more
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    Enzo Trossero

    Age: 68


    Enzo Héctor Trossero (born 23 May 1953), nicknamed El Vikingo (the Viking), is an Argentine footballer and coach.  ...more
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    BirthplacePehuajó, Argentina

    Franco Davín (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾaŋko ðaˈβin]; born January 11, 1970) is a tennis coach and a former tennis player from Argentina. Davín won his first ATP-tour match at 15 years, 1 month  ...more
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    Gabriel Calderón

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceRawson, Argentina

    Gabriel Humberto Calderón (born 7 February 1960) is a former Argentine football midfielder. Calderón played in several teams including Argentine Racing Club de Avellaneda and Club Atlético  ...more
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    Gerardo Martino

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    Gerardo Daniel "Tata" Martino (born 20 November 1962) is an Argentine former footballer and manager of the Mexico national team.Martino played mostly for Newell's Old Boys in his native Rosario. He  ...more
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    Guillermo Rivarola

    Age: 54

    BirthplaceVilla Huidobro, Argentina

    Guillermo Daniel Rivarola (born 28 April 1967 in Villa Huidobro, Argentina) is an Argentine former footballer and currently is the manager of Sporting Cristal. He played as a defender for many clubs  ...more
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    Gustavo Alfaro

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceRafaela, Argentina

    Gustavo Julio Alfaro (born 14 August 1962) is an Argentine former footballer and currently a manager, coach of Boca Juniors. Alfaro had a short career as a footballer, he was captain of the Atlético  ...more
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    BirthplaceSanta Fe, Argentina

    Gustavo Domingo Quinteros Desabato (born February 15, 1965 in Santa Fe, Argentina) is an Argentine-Bolivian football defender and a football manager.  ...more
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    Héctor Cúper

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceSanta Fe Province, Argentina

    Héctor Raúl Cúper (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈektoɾ ˈkupeɾ]; born 16 November 1955) is an Argentine football manager and former player who is the manager of the Uzbekistan national team.  ...more