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

List people range from Mats Wilander to Ulf Samuelsson.

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

Use this list of renowned Swedish 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. (19 items)
Bengt-Åke Gustafsson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Sweden
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Bengt-Åke Gustafsson is a retired Swedish ice hockey player. Gustafsson is a former head coach of the Sweden men's national ice hockey team, a post he held from February 2005 to May 2010. During his American career he was often called Bengt Gustafsson or Gus. Gustafsson spent nine seasons in the ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Karlskoga, Sweden

Profession: Coach

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#45 on The Best Hockey Coaches of All Time

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Erik Hamrén is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Sweden
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Erik Hamrén


Erik Anders Hamrén is a Swedish former football player and current manager of the Swedish national football team. ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Ljusdal, Ljusdal Municipality, Sweden

Profession: Coach

Hans Backe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Sweden
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Hans Backe


Hans "Hasse" Backe is a Swedish former football player and manager, most recently with New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. He has coached clubs in several countries, and achieved his greatest successes in Denmark at FC Copenhagen and Aalborg BK. ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Sweden

Profession: Coach

Jan Jönsson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from Sweden
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Jan Jönsson


Jan Jönsson is a former Swedish football player and manager. He was the manager for Aalesunds FK from 2013 to 2014, before he quit the job to go home to Sweden. ...more

Age: 55

Birthplace: Sweden

Profession: Coach