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List of notable or famous coaches from France, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in France and even some popular coaches who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French 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 France is included when available.

People on this list include Guy Forget and Ophelie David.

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

Use this list of renowned French coaches to discover some new coaches that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (81 items)
Aimé Jacquet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from France
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Aimé Étienne Jacquet is a retired French football coach and former player. He was manager of the France national football team that won the 1998 FIFA World Cup. ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Sail-sous-Couzan, France

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Alain Giresse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from France
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Alain Giresse is a retired French international footballer who played as a midfielder. He was French footballer of the year in 1982, 1983 and 1987. Nominally an attacking midfielder or central midfielder, Giresse was an intelligent playmaker who possessed fine agility and acceleration due to his ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Langoiran, France

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Alain Perrin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from France
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Alain Perrin

Alain Perrin, is a retired French footballer and current head coach of the China national football team. ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Lure, France


Albert Emon

Albert Emon is French football manager who was most recently in charge of the Ligue 1 club AC Ajaccio. ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Berre-l'Étang, France