Famous Coaches from Turkey

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

This list includes Şenol Güneş, Bülent Korkmaz and more people.

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

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  • Abdullah Ercan
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    Abdullah Ercan (born 8 December 1971 in Istanbul, Turkey) is a retired Turkish international footballer who is currently the manager of Sakaryaspor.
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Aykut Kocaman
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    Aykut Kocaman

    Aykut Kocaman (Turkish pronunciation: [ajkut kodʒaman], born 5 April 1965) is a former Turkish footballer, who played as a striker. He is the current manager of Konyaspor. Before he made his debut 1980 with the amateur club Kabataş Altınmızrak in Istanbul, Kocaman performed gymnastics at the club Eczacıbaşı, winning 40 medals and reaching second place at the national level. 1984, he moved to Sakaryaspor in Adapazarı, Sakarya and turned professional. Then in 1988, Kocaman signed a contract with Fenerbahçe, where he played and contributed much to success of his club until he was transferred to Istanbulspor in 1996.He is one of only 5 players who achiewed 200 goals in Süper Lig history. He was ...more
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Geyve, Turkey
  • Aytek Genc (Turkish: Aytek Genç) (born 3 February 1966) is a former Australian soccer player and was the coach of the Sydney Olympic FC in the NSW Premier League. Considered one of the most technically gifted players in the Australian National Soccer League (NSL), he featured in over 350 professional games over a career period of 15 years. Genç won three official caps for the Australia national soccer team team and spent five years of his playing career in Malaysia with Johor FC.
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
  • Begül Löklüoğlu

    Begül Löklüoğlu is a Turkish female archer competing in the recurve event. The 1.62 m tall athlete at 57 kg is a member of İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyespor. She was born to sportspeople parents, her father is archery federation's representative in Antalya and her mother a former volleyball player. Begül started with archery at the age of 13. Her two years younger brother Berkay performs also archery sport. She was educated in physical education and sports at Akdeniz University's Vocational College in Antalya. At the 2012 European Archery Championships held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Löklüoğlu won the bronze medal in the mixed team category along with Yağız Yılmaz. She qualified for the 2012 ...more
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
  • Bülent Korkmaz (commonly known as Bulent Korkmaz) (born 24 November 1968 in Malatya), known by his nicknames Büyük Kaptan and Cengaver –literally meaning Great Captain and The Warrior, respectively–, is a retired Turkish football centre back and currently manager of Antalyaspor. He is a one club man, played for Galatasaray for his whole career between 1987 and 2005, winning eight Turkish League crowns, six Turkish Cups, five Turkish Super Cups, a UEFA Cup and a UEFA Super Cup. He retired at the end of the 2004–2005 season, having made over 100 appearances for Turkey.
    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Malatya, Turkey
  • Bülent Uygun

    Bülent Uygun (born 1 August 1971) is a former Turkish football manager and former professional footballer. He played as an attacking midfielder after starting his career as a striker, and was the captain of Fenerbahçe. His nickname is The Soldier.
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Sakarya Province, Turkey