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

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

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Alain Geiger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Switzerland
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Alain Geiger

Alain Geiger is a retired Swiss international football defender and current manager. He played mainly as a centre-back despite being only 5'11" in a career that lasted 20 years, and made 112 appearances at international level, being Switzerland's second most capped player behind Heinz Hermann. His son, Bastien, is also a professional footballer. ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Switzerland

Bernard Challandes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Switzerland
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Bernard Challandes

Bernard Challandes is a Swiss football manager. On 28 February 2014, he was announced as the head coach of the Armenia national football team. ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Le Locle, Switzerland

Christian Gross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Switzerland
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Christian Jürgen Gross is a Swiss professional football manager and former footballer, currently manages Al-Ahli in Saudi Professional League. He was manager of FC Basel from 1 July 1999 to 27 May 2009, winning four Swiss Super Leagues and four Swiss Cups. ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

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Hans-Peter Zaugg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from Switzerland
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Hans-Peter Zaugg

Hans-Peter Zaugg, is a former Swiss footballer and the current manager of Biel-Bienne. He is often referred to by his nickname, "Bidu." After a playing career which saw him make stops at FC Rot-Weiss Bümpliz, Neuchâtel Xamax and FC Bern, Zaugg took up coaching. Until 1990, Zaugg coached at various Swiss clubs, when he became a youth coach in the Swiss Football Association. Two years later, Zaugg also joined the Swiss senior team as an assistant coach, a position he held until 1999, when he became caretaker of the national side, following Gilbert Gress' resignation in a dispute over salary. From 2000-2005, Zaugg then coached at Grasshopper-Club Zurich, FC Luzern and BSC Young Boys. In ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Switzerland