Famous Coaches from France

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.

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    • Birthplace: Sail-sous-Couzan, France
    Aimé Étienne Jacquet (French pronunciation: ​[eme ʒakɛ]; born 27 November 1941) is a retired French football coach and former player. He was manager of the France national football team that won the ...more
    • Birthplace: Langoiran, France
    Alain Jean Giresse (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ ʒiʁɛs]; born 2 August 1952) is a French football coach and former player who played as a midfielder. He was French footballer of the year in 1982, ...more
  • Alain Perrin

    Alain Perrin

    Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Lure, France
    Alain Perrin (born 7 October 1956), is a retired French footballer and current manager.
  • Albert Emon

    Albert Emon

    Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Berre-l'Étang, France
    Albert Emon (born 24 June 1953) is French football manager and former player. He was most recently in charge of the Ligue 1 club AC Ajaccio.
    • Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
    Arsène Charles Ernest Wenger (French pronunciation: ​[aʁsɛn vɛŋɡɛʁ]; born 22 October 1949) is a French football manager and former player. He was the manager of Arsenal from 1996 to 2018, where he ...more
    • Birthplace: France
    Bernard Pascal Maurice Lama (French pronunciation: ​[bɛʁnaʁ laˈma]; born 7 April 1963) is a French football coach and former goalkeeper who spent the majority of his career at Paris Saint-Germain. He ...more