Famous Coaches from Portugal

Updated October 13, 2018 6.9k views 28 items

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

This list below has everything from José Mourinho to Sandy Buccimazza.

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

Use this list of renowned Portuguese 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. (28 items)
Agostinho Oliveira

Agostinho Vieira de Oliveira (born 5 February 1947) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defender, and a coach. He had a brief manager stint with Portugal in 2002, and also worked a few years as an assistant with the national team, under Carlos Queiroz. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Póvoa de Lanhoso, Portugal

Arseniy Lavrentyev

Arseniy Lavrentyev is a Russian-born Portuguese professional swimmer, specialising in Open water swimming. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: Russia

Artur Jorge

Artur Jorge Braga Melo Teixeira (born 13 February 1946), commonly known as Artur Jorge, is a Portuguese football manager and former player, who played as a forward. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Porto, Portugal

Carlos Carvalhal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from Portugal
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Carlos Carvalhal

Carlos Augusto Soares da Costa Faria Carvalhal (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaɾ.luʃ kɐɾ.vɐ.ˈʎaɫ]; born 4 December 1965) is a Portuguese former footballer who played as a centre back, and is the manager of Rio Ave FC. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Braga, Portugal