Famous Coaches from Norway

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

List people range from Gro Kvinlog to Christoffer Svae.

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

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  • Åge Fridtjof Hareide (born 23 September 1953) is a Norwegian football manager since 2015 managing the Denmark national football team. In his playing career, he played for Hødd and Molde in Norway as well as Manchester City and Norwich City in England. Hareide was capped 50 times playing for Norway. As a coach, Hareide has won league titles in all of the Scandinavian countries, In Sweden with Helsingborgs IF in 1999 and with Malmö FF in 2014, in Denmark with Brøndby in 2001–02 and in his native Norway with Rosenborg in 2003. Hareide was in charge of the Norway national team from 2003 to 2008.
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Hareid, Norway
  • Bjarne Berntsen (born 21 December 1956) is a Norwegian football coach and former player. He is currently the manager of Eliteserien club Viking.
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Norway
  • Christoffer Svae
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    Christoffer Svae (born 21 March 1982) is a Norwegian curler from Oslo. He currently plays second for Team Thomas Ulsrud.At Junior level, Svae played second for Team Thomas Løvold and won gold medals at the 2002 and 2003 World Junior Curling Championships "B" tournaments. Svae formally joined Team Ulsrud in 2007 having played alternate since 2005. During the 2005–2010 seasons, Svae and his team won six World Curling Tour events, three European Curling Championship medals (silver in 2007 and 2008; bronze in 2009), four World Curling Championship medals (bronze in 2006, 2008 and 2009; silver in 2010), and silver at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.It was Svae who selected Loudmouth Golf's colorful argyle pants (Dixie and Red & Gray) as Team Norway's uniform at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics because they came close to matching the Norwegian flag colors – red, white and blue. The pants brought Team Norway unprecedented popularity as shown by the surge in sales at Loudmouth Golf as well as the number of followers at the Facebook's Norwegian Olympic Curling Team's Pants fan page exceeding over 600,000 by the end of the 2009-10 curling season.
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
  • Egil Olsen

    Egil Roger Olsen (born 22 April 1942), nicknamed Drillo, is a Norwegian football manager and former footballer. He is best known as a highly successful manager of the Norway national football team. He has since been manager of the Iraq national football team, his departure from which caused considerable attention. In January 2009, he made a comeback as manager for the Norway national team.
    • Age: 81
    • Birthplace: Fredrikstad, Norway
  • Even Pellerud
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    Even Pellerud

    Even Jostein Pellerud (born 15 July 1953) is a Norwegian football coach and former player.
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Norway
  • Gro Kvinlog is a freestyle skier.
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Norway