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

This list is made up of people like Alfredo Di Stéfano and Juan Santisteban.

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

Use this list of renowned Spanish 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. (42 items)

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Abel Resino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Abel Resino age 58 Abel Resino Gómez, sometimes known as just Abel, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and a current coach. Nicknamed El Gato due to his reflexes, he played most of ...more

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Albert Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Albert Ferrer age 47 Albert Ferrer i Llopis is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a right back, and a current coach. Having represented local Barcelona for almost a decade, he went on to appear for England's ...more

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Àlex Corretja is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Àlex Corretja age 43 Àlex Corretja i Verdegay is a former professional tennis player from Spain. During his career, he finished runner-up twice at the French Open. He won the ATP Tour World Championships in ...more

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Alfredo Di Stéfano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Alfredo Di Stéfano Died at 88 (1926-2014) Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé was an Argentine-Spanish footballer and coach, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He was most associated with Real ...more

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Ander Garitano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Ander Garitano age 49 Ander Garitano Urquizu is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a left midfielder, and a current coach. His career as a player – almost entirely spent in La Liga – was solely associated ...more

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Antonio Tapia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Antonio Tapia age 58 Antonio Tapia Flores is a Spanish football manager.

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Benito Floro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Benito Floro age 65 Benito Floro Sanz is a Spanish football manager, currently in charge of the Canadian national team.

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Carles Rexach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Carles Rexach age 71 Carles Rexach i Cerdà, also referred to as Charly Rexach, is a former Spanish footballer and manager. He has spent the majority of his career at FC Barcelona. Rexach first joined the club ...more

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Ernesto Valverde is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Ernesto Valverde age 54 Ernesto Valverde Tejedor is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a forward, and the current coach of Athletic Bilbao. He played for six teams in a 14-year professional career, including ...more

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Esteban Vigo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Esteban Vigo age 63 Esteban Vigo Benítez is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a midfielder, and a current coach. He played the vast majority of his professional career with CD Málaga and ...more

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Fernando Castro Santos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Fernando Castro Santos age 66 Fernando Castro Santos is a Spanish football manager. During his career he worked in several clubs in his country, as well as in Portugal.

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Francisco Roig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Francisco Roig age 50 Francisco Roig Genís is a professional tennis player from Spain. He is primarily a doubles player, winning 9 ATP World Tour titles and reaching 12 more finals. He sometimes acts as the ...more

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Galo Blanco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Galo Blanco age 41 Galo Blanco is a retired professional tennis player from Oviedo, Spain. Blanco is a member of the men's professional tour since 1995.

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Gregorio Manzano is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Gregorio Manzano age 62 Gregorio "Goyo" Manzano Ballesteros is a Spanish football manager, currently in charge of Beijing Guoan F.C. in the Chinese Super League.

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Iñaki Sáez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Iñaki Sáez age 74 José Ignacio "Iñaki" Sáez Ruiz is a Spanish retired football defender and manager. The vast majority of his professional career was spent with Athletic Bilbao, ...more

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Javier Clemente is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Javier Clemente age 68 Javier Clemente Lázaro is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a midfielder, and the current manager of Libya. In a manager career which began before his 30th birthday, he was in ...more

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Javier Irureta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Javier Irureta age 70 Javier Iruretagoyena Amiano, Irureta for short, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a forward, and a current manager. He had a distinguished playing career with both Atlético de ...more

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José Antonio Camacho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
José Antonio Camacho age 62 José Antonio Camacho Alfaro is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a left back, and a current manager. He played for 15 professional years with Real Madrid, appearing in more than ...more

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José Mari Bakero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
José Mari Bakero age 55 José María Bakero Escudero is a Spanish retired footballer and a current manager. Having played mainly for Real Sociedad and Barcelona, he began his career as a forward but was ...more

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Juan Carlos Mandiá is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Juan Carlos Mandiá age 51 Juan Carlos Mandiá Lorenzo is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a defender, and the current manager of CE Sabadell FC.

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Juan Manuel Lillo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Juan Manuel Lillo age 52 Juan Manuel 'Juanma' Lillo Díez is a Spanish football manager. Having entered the coaching business before his 20s, he became the youngest manager ever to coach a La Liga side, having ...more

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Juan Manuel Muñoz Díaz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Juan Manuel Muñoz Díaz age 48 Juan Manuel Muñoz Díaz is a Spanish dressage rider. He is representing Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics in team and individual dressage.

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Juan Santisteban is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Juan Santisteban age 81 Juan Santisteban Troyano is a retired Spanish football midfielder and manager.

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Juande Ramos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Juande Ramos age 63 Juan de la Cruz "Juande" Ramos Cano is a Spanish former footballer and manager who is currently a free agent after not renewing his contract with the Ukrainian football club Dnipro ...more

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Lorenzo Serra Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Lorenzo Serra Ferrer age 65 Lorenzo Serra Ferrer is a Spanish football coach. His career was mainly associated with Mallorca and Betis, and he also served the former in various other capacities.

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Lucas Alcaraz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Lucas Alcaraz age 51 Luis Lucas Alcaraz González is a Spanish football manager, currently in charge of Levante UD.

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Luis Aragonés is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Luis Aragonés Died at 76 (1938-2014) José Luis Aragonés Suárez was a Spanish footballer and manager. He coached the Spanish national team that won UEFA Euro 2008. Aragonés spent the majority of his ...more

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Luis Fernández is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Luis Fernández age 58 Luis Miguel Fernández Toledo known as Luis Fernández is a French retired footballer who played as a defender/midfielder. He retired as a player in 1993 to become a manager. ...more

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Luis Milla is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Luis Milla age 52 Luis Milla Aspas is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. He represented three teams – including both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid – during a 16-year-professional ...more

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Miguel Ángel Nadal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Miguel Ángel Nadal age 51 Miguel Ángel Nadal Homar is a Spanish retired footballer. Nicknamed The Beast, he based his game in a tremendous physical display, also being adaptable to various defender and midfielder ...more

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Mikel Odriozola is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Mikel Odriozola age 44 Mikel Odriozola Domínguez is a Spanish race walker.

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Nando Yosu is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Nando Yosu age 77 Fernando Trío Zabala, known as Nando Yosu, is a Spanish retired football midfielder and manager. His extensive career, as both a player and coach, was mainly associated to Racing de

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Paco is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Paco age 47 Francisco Jémez Martín, commonly known as Paco, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a central defender, and the current coach of Rayo Vallecano. Over the course of 11 ...more

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Paco Flores is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Paco Flores age 65 Francisco 'Paco' Flores Lajusticia is a Spanish retired football forward and coach. His career was closely associated with Espanyol, as both a player and manager.

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Pepe Mel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Pepe Mel age 55 José "Pepe" Mel Pérez is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a striker, and the current manager of Real Betis. He amassed Segunda División totals of 215 ...more

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Quique Flores is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Quique Flores age 53 Enrique "Quique" Sánchez Flores is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a right back, and a current manager. Flores began his professional career with Valencia in 1984, ...more

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Rafael Benítez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Rafael Benítez age 57 Rafael "Rafa" Benítez Maudes is a Spanish football manager, and former player. He is currently manager of Napoli. Born in Madrid, Benítez played football throughout his ...more

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Unai Emery is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Unai Emery age 46 Unai Emery Etxegoien is a Spanish football manager, currently in charge of Sevilla FC. During his playing days, spent almost exclusively in Segunda División – 215 matches in seven years – ...more

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Vicente del Bosque is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Vicente del Bosque age 67 Vicente del Bosque González, 1st Marquis of Del Bosque is a former Spanish footballer who is currently the manager of the Spanish national football team. After taking over from Luis ...more

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Víctor Fernández is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Víctor Fernández age 57 Víctor Fernández Braulio is a Spanish football coach.

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Víctor Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Víctor Muñoz age 61 Víctor Muñoz Manrique, known simply as Víctor in his playing days, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a midfielder, and a current manager. An all-around midfield ...more

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Xavi Valero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Coaches from Spain
Xavi Valero age 45 Vicent Xavier 'Xavi' Valero Verchili, is a former Spanish football goalkeeper. After a playing career with Castellón, Mallorca, Logroñés, Real Murcia, Córdoba, he ...more