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

List below includes Franz Beckenbauer, Oliver Kahn and more people.

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

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Adolph Rupp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Germany
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Adolph Frederick Rupp was one of the most successful coaches in the history of American college basketball. Rupp is ranked 4th in total victories by a men's NCAA Division I college coach, winning 876 games in 41 years of coaching. Rupp is also second among all men's college coaches in all-time winning percentage, trailing only Clair Bee. Adolph F. Rupp was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on April 13, 1969. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1901-1977)

Birthplace: Halstead, Kansas, United States of America

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#6 on The Best College Basketball Coaches of All Time

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Al Groh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Germany
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Al Groh is the former head coach of the University of Virginia football team, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team, and the New York Jets of the NFL. He was relieved of duty from his most recent position as the defensive coordinator for Georgia Tech in 2012. He is a two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year, winning the award in 2002 and 2007. Groh has over 38 years of professional and collegiate coaching experience; this history includes 13 seasons in the NFL, a Super Bowl title with the New York Giants, and over a decade of working under coach Bill Parcells. ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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André Höhne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Germany
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André Höhne is a German race walker. He finished 14th in the 20 kilometres walk at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, crossing the line with a time of 1:21:59. ...more

Age: 40

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

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André Schubert

André Schubert is a soccer coach. ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Kassel, Germany