Famous Coaches from the United Kingdom

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

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

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  • Ade Mafe

    Ade Mafe

    Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Isleworth, London, United Kingdom
    Adeoye "Ade" Mafe (born 12 November 1966) is a retired English sprinter who competed in the 200 metres and 400 metres. At the age of 17, he represented Great Britain at the 1984 Olympic Games, ...more
    • Birthplace: Forest Gate, England
    Llewellyn Charles "Alan" Curbishley (born 8 November 1957) is an English former football player and manager. He played as a midfielder for West Ham United, Birmingham City, Aston Villa, Charlton ...more
    • Birthplace: Gosforth, United Kingdom
    Alan Shearer, CBE, DL (born 13 August 1970) is an English retired footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United ...more
  • Alan Tait
    Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Kelso, United Kingdom
    Alan Victor Tait (born 2 November 1964) is a Scottish dual-code rugby footballer, and coach. He was until January 2012, head coach at Newcastle Falcons and a former rugby league and rugby union ...more
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
    Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born 31 December 1941) is a Scottish former football manager and player who managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is considered one of the greatest managers ...more
  • Andrew Armitage

    Andrew Armitage

    Age: 57
    Andrew Armitage (born October 9, 1965) is an English-born Finnish cricketer.