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Famous Coaches from Germany

Updated October 13, 2018 4.8k views116 items

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.

Use this list of renowned German 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. {#nodes}
  • Adolph Rupp1

    Adolph Rupp

    Dec. at 76 (1901-1977)

    BirthplaceHalstead, Kansas

    Adolph Frederick Rupp (September 2, 1901 – December 10, 1977) was an American college...  more
  • Al Groh2

    Al Groh

    Age: 76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Albert Michael Groh II (born July 13, 1944) is an American football analyst and former player...  more
  • André Höhne3

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    André Höhne (also spelled Hoehne; born 10 March 1978 in Berlin) is a German race walker. He...  more
  • 4

    André Schubert

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceKassel, Germany

    André Schubert is a soccer coach....  more
  • Andreas Köpke5

    BirthplaceKiel, Germany

    Andreas Köpke (German pronunciation: [ʔanˈdʁeːas ˈkœpkə], born 12 March 1962) is a German...  more
  • 6

    Antoine Hey

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Antoine Hey (born 19 September 1970) is a German football coach and former professional...  more
  • Armin Veh7

    Armin Veh

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceAugsburg, Germany

    Armin Veh (German pronunciation: [ˈaɐ̯miːn ˈfeː]; born 1 February 1961) is a German former...  more
  • Bernd Schuster8

    Bernd Schuster

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceAugsburg, Germany

    Bernhard "Bernd" Schuster (German pronunciation: [ˈbɛɐ̯nhaɐ̯t ˈbɛɐ̯nt ˈʃuːstɐ]; born 22...  more


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  • 9

    Bernd Stange

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceDoberschau-Gaußig, Germany

    Bernd Walter Stange (born 14 March 1948) is a German football manager who last managed the...  more
  • Bernd Storck10


    Bernd Storck, OMH (born 25 January 1963) is a German former footballer who played as a...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceCologne, Germany

    Britta Heidemann (born 22 December 1982) is a German épée fencer....  more
  • Bruno Labbadia12

    BirthplaceDarmstadt, Germany

    Bruno Labbadia (pronounced [labbaˈdiːa]; born 8 February 1966) is a German retired footballer...  more

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  • 13

    Christian Streich

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceWeil am Rhein, Germany

    Christian Streich is a former German footballer and current manager of SC Freiburg of the...  more
  • Christoph Daum14

    BirthplaceOelsnitz, Germany

    Christoph Paul Daum (born 24 October 1953 in Zwickau, GDR) is a German professional football...  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Charles Lee Evans (born December 12, 1971) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
  • 16

    Claudia Malzahn

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceHalle, Germany

    Claudia Malzahn is a German judoka. At the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed in the Women's 63...  more
  • 17

    Dieter Eilts

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceUpgant-Schott, Germany

    Dieter Eilts (born 13 December 1964) is a German former footballer who currently works for SV...  more
  • Dieter Hecking18

    Dieter Hecking

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceCastrop-Rauxel, Germany

    Dieter-Klaus Hecking (pronounced [ˈdiːtɐ ˈhɛkɪŋ]; born 12 September 1964) is a German football...  more
  • Dorothee Schneider19

    BirthplaceWiesbaden, Germany

    Dorothee Schneider is a German dressage rider competing at Olympic level. On 7 August 2012...  more
  • Eckhard Krautzun20

    Eckhard Krautzun

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceSolingen, Germany

    Eckhard Krautzun (born 13 January 1941) is a German football coach and former football player....  more
  • Edmund Becker21

    Edmund Becker

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceWaldbronn, Germany

    Edmund Becker (born 18 July 1956 in Reichenbach) is a former German footballer who works as...  more
  • 22

    Ernst Middendorp

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceFreren, Germany

    Ernst Middendorp (born October 28, 1958 in Freren) is a German football manager who is the...  more
  • Ewald Lienen23

    BirthplaceSchloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany

    Ewald Lienen (born 28 November 1953) is a German former football player and current technical...  more
  • 24

    Falko Götz

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceRodewisch, Germany

    Falko Götz (born 26 March 1962) is a retired German football player....  more
  • Felix Magath25

    BirthplaceAschaffenburg, Germany

    Wolfgang Felix Magath (German pronunciation: [maɡat]; born 26 July 1953) is a German football...  more