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

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

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Avi Nimni is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Israel
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Avi Nimni is an Israeli football player, and Maccabi Tel Aviv's highest ever scorer. He is regarded as one of Maccabi Tel Aviv's greatest players ever. Until 2006, he served as the captain of the Israeli national football team. His number 8 shirt has become so symbolic that the club has retired the number at the end of his active football. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Holon, Israel

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Avram Grant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Israel
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Avram Grant


Avraham "Avram" Grant is an Israeli football manager. Grant has spent the majority of his career coaching and managing in Israel, winning a number of national league and cup victories with different teams, and also managing the Israeli national team for four years. Grant moved to England in 2006 to become Technical Director of Portsmouth before being appointed Director of football at Chelsea in July 2007. Two months later, in September 2007, following the departure of José Mourinho, Grant was appointed manager of Chelsea. Despite steering the team into the Champions League final, the League Cup final and contesting the Premier League title to the last day, his contract was terminated at the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Petah Tikva, Israel

Eli Guttman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Israel
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Eli Guttman


Israel "Eli" Guttman is a former Israeli football player and currently the manager of the Israeli national football team. He won his first Israeli title in 1997, winning the Israel State Cup with Hapoel Be'er Sheva. He coached Hapoel Haifa during the 1998–99 season, in which the club won their first Liga Leumit title. In 2001 he became coach of Hapoel Petah Tikva. In the 2001–02 season the team finished sixth; Gutman resigned in May immediately following the season's conclusion. He subsequently returned to Hapoel Be'er Sheva, and later spent two years coaching Paralimni in Cyprus. At the start of the 2006–07 season he became coach of Maccabi Netanya, but was sacked in January 2007 following ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Israel

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Elisha Levy


Elisha Levy is a former professional football player and is currently manager of Israeli side Hapoel Be'er Sheva. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine