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

List people include Afshin Ghotbi, Ali Daei and more.

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

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Afshin Ghotbi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Iran
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Afshin Ghotbi is an Iranian-American football coach and the last head coach of the Japanese side Shimizu S-Pulse in J-League. ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Ali Daei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Iran
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Ali Daei is an Iranian former footballer and coach who was fired from his position as head coach of Persepolis. He is the former captain of the Iran national football team, having played for clubs such as Bayern Munich and Hertha BSC, and is the world's all-time leading goalscorer in men's international matches. From June 2007 until 2013, Daei was a member of the FIFA Football Committee. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Ardabil, Iran

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Amir Ghalenoei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Iran
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Ardeshir "Amir " Ghalenoei is an Iranian football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of Esteghlal Tehran. He has been the most successful coach in the Iran Pro League and managed several clubs, including Esteghlal, Mes Kerman, Sepahan and Tractor Sazi, with two of which he won a total of five championships and two Hazfi Cup titles. He was also the head coach of Iran national football team from August 2006 to July 2007 where he managed the team for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup where Iran was eliminated in the quarter-finals. ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Farzad Tarash


Farzad Tarash is a freestyle wrestler from Australia. An engineer from Melbourne, he was Australia's only competitor in the wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He competed in the 60 kg division after winning a silver medal at the African & Oceania Qualification Tournament in Morocco in March 2012. He has been the Australian champion each year since 2005. ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran