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

List ranges from Dick Vitale to Claudio Gentile, plus much more.

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

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Alberigo Evani is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 55 Alberigo Evani is an Italian former football player, who was deployed as a midfielder. He is the current head coach of the Italy Under-18 team.

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Alberto Cavasin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 62 Alberto Cavasin is an Italian football manager and former player. He last served as head coach of Serie A team Sampdoria.

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Alberto Malesani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 63 Alberto Malesani is an Italian association football manager and former footballer.

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Alberto Zaccheroni is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Alberto Zaccheroni age 65 Alberto Zaccheroni is an Italian football manager. He is best known for having managed a number of top clubs in Serie A, and won a scudetto with A.C. Milan in 1999. He is renowned also for his ...more

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Andrea Mandorlini is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 57 Andrea Mandorlini is an Italian football manager and former defender, currently in charge as head coach of Hellas Verona.

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Andrea Manzo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Andrea Manzo age 56 Andrea Manzo is an Italian football manager and former midfielder.

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Angelo Gregucci is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Angelo Gregucci age 53 Angelo Adamo Gregucci is an Italian football coach and former player.

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Antonio Conte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 48 Antonio Conte is an Italian football manager and former player. He is currently the coach of the Italian football national team. Playing as a midfielder, Conte became one of the most decorated ...more

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Arrigo Sacchi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 72 Arrigo Sacchi is an Italian football coach. He was twice manager of A.C. Milan, with great success. He won the Serie A title in his 1987-88 debut season and then dominated European football by ...more

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Attilio Lombardo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 51 Attilio Lombardo is a retired football player turned manager, best known for his two spells at Sampdoria; throughout his career he was usually deployed as a wide midfielder, or as an offensive ...more

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Attilio Tesser is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 59 Attilio Tesser is an Italian association football and current manager of Ternana.

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Bortolo Mutti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 63 Bortolo Mutti is an Italian football manager and a former player. His older brother Tiziano Mutti also played football professionally. To distinguish them, Tiziano was referred to as Mutti I and ...more

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Bruno Conti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 63 Bruno Conti is a former Italian football player and manager of Serie A club Roma from 14 March 2005 to 30 June 2005. As a played, he was usually deployed as a winger, and he was notably a member ...more

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Bruno Giordano is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 61 Bruno Giordano is an Italian football manager and former player, who was deployed as a forward; as a footballer, he is mostly remembered for his successful time at S.C.C Napoli. Giordano was a ...more

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Carlo Ancelotti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 58 Carlo Ancelotti is an Italian football manager and former player who currently manages Spanish La Liga side Real Madrid. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most successful managers of all ...more

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Carlo Fassi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Died at 68 (1929-1997) Carlo Fassi was an Italian figure skater and international coach whose students included several World and Olympic champions.

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Carlo Mazzone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 81 Carlo "Carletto" Mazzone is an Italian football manager. A former centre back who played several seasons for his beloved team, AS Roma, other than Spal and Ascoli, where he played for ...more

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Cesare Prandelli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 60 Cesare Claudio Prandelli is an Italian football coach and former player. He has managed Parma, Roma, Fiorentina, Italy national football team, and most recently Galatasaray.

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Ciro Ferrara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 51 Ciro Ferrara is a former Italian footballer and manager. His most recent position was manager of Sampdoria. He spent his playing career as a defender initially at Napoli and later on at ...more

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Claudio Gentile is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 64 Claudio Gentile is an Italian footballer manager and former defender of the 1970s and 1980s. Gentile appeared for Italy in two World Cup tournaments, and played for the winning Italian team in ...more

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Claudio Pistolesi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 50 Claudio Pistolesi is a former professional Italian tennis player. Pistolesi's highest ATP singles ranking is 71st, which he reached on August 17, 1987. His career high in doubles was at 213 set ...more

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Claudio Ranieri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 66 Claudio Ranieri is an Italian football manager and former player. He has previously managed many well-known European clubs, namely Cagliari, Napoli, Fiorentina, Valencia, Atlético Madrid, ...more

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Cristiano Bergodi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 53 Cristiano Bergodi is an Italian association football manager and former player. He is the head coach of Romanian club Rapid București.

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Cristiano Lucarelli is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 42 Cristiano Lucarelli is an Italian former footballer who played as a striker from 1992 until 2012. He is currently the head coach of Lega Pro club Pistoiese.

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Daniele Arrigoni is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 58 Daniele Arrigoni is an Italian football coach.

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Dario Bonetti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 56 Dario Bonetti is an Italian football manager and former defender. He is the elder brother of Ivano Bonetti.

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Davide Ballardini is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Davide Ballardini age 54 Davide Ballardini is an Italian football manager. He formerly played professionally for Cesena, and a current manager.

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Delio Rossi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 57 Delio Rossi is an Italian football manager. His last post was head coach of Sampdoria. He is also a former footballer.

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Dick Vitale is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 76 Richard John "Dick" Vitale, also known as "Dickie V", is an American basketball sportscaster. A former head coach in the college and professional ranks, he is well known as a ...more

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Dino Zoff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 76 Dino Zoff is an Italian former football goalkeeper and is the oldest winner ever of the World Cup, which he earned as captain of the Italian team in the 1982 tournament in Spain, at the age of ...more

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Eddie Firmani is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 84 Edwin Ronald "Eddie" Firmani is a retired footballer and manager. He was born in South Africa, but represented Italy internationally.

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Emiliano Mondonico is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Emiliano Mondonico age 71 Emiliano Mondonico is an Italian football manager and former player, who played as a winger.

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Fabio Capello is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 71 Fabio Capello is an Italian manager and a former professional footballer who currently is the head coach of the Russia national football team . Capello was born in San Canzian d'Isonzo. His ...more

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Fernando Orsi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Fernando Orsi age 58 Fernando "Nando" Orsi is an Italian football manager and former player.

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Francesco Guidolin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Francesco Guidolin age 62 Francesco Guidolin is an Italian football manager and former player, most recently served as head coach of Serie A outfit Udinese.

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Franco Colomba is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Franco Colomba age 63 Franco Colomba is an Italian football coach and former player, in charge of Indian Super League club FC Pune City.

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Franco Tancredi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Franco Tancredi age 63 Franco Tancredi is an Italian former football goalkeeper who played for A.S. Roma and Italy.

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Gennaro Ruotolo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Gennaro Ruotolo age 51 Gennaro Ruotolo is an Italian former footballer and former manager of Treviso.

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Giampiero Ventura is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Giampiero Ventura age 70 Giampiero Ventura is an Italian football manager and the current manager of Torino.

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Gian Piero Gasperini is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Gian Piero Gasperini age 60 Gian Piero Gasperini is an Italian football manager and former player, who is currently the manager of Serie A side Genoa.

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Gianfranco Zola is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 51 Gianfranco Zola, OBE, Ufficiale OMRI is an Italian former footballer, who played predominantly as a forward. After retirement from playing he became a manager, most recently at Cagliari. He ...more

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Gianluca Vialli is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 53 Gianluca Vialli is an Italian football manager and former player. Since retiring, he has gone into management and punditry and is a commentator for Sky Sport Italia. Vialli started his career at ...more

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Giovanni Colussi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Giovanni Colussi is a cricket player and coach.

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Giovanni Galeone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Giovanni Galeone age 77 Giovanni Galeone is an Italian football manager.

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Giovanni Trapattoni is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 79 Giovanni Trapattoni, sometimes popularly known as "Trap" or "Il Trap", is an Italian football manager and former footballer, considered the most successful club coach in the ...more

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Giuseppe Baresi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Giuseppe Baresi age 60 Giuseppe Baresi is an Italian former footballer who spent most of his career with Internazionale as a defender or as a defensive midfielder. A hard-working and tenacious ball-winner, with an ...more

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Giuseppe Bosetti is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Giuseppe Bosetti

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Giuseppe Iachini is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
age 53 Giuseppe Iachini is an Italian football coach and current head coach of Serie A club Palermo.

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Giuseppe Papadopulo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Giuseppe Papadopulo age 70 Giuseppe Papadopulo is an Italian football manager and former player of Greek descent, last in charge as head coach of Torino.

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Giuseppe Pillon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Coaches from Italy
Giuseppe Pillon age 62 Giuseppe "Bepi" Pillon is an Italian association football and manager of Carpi in Serie B.