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

Examples of people on this list: Mark Hughes, Gareth Baber and more.

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

Use this list of renowned Welsh 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. (27 items)
Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Wales
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Alan Thomas Curtis is a former Wales international footballer, who played as a forward; he is now the first-team coach at Swansea City. He began his career with Swansea City in 1972, and spent the next seven years with the "Swans", winning promotion out of the Fourth Division in 1977–78 and out of ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Pentre, United Kingdom

Profession: Coach

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Alan Knill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Wales
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Alan Richard Knill is a former Wales international footballer who played as a central defender for several clubs, including Halifax Town, Swansea City, Bury, Scunthorpe United and Rotherham United and made one appearance for Wales in 1988. He has also managed Rotherham United, Bury, Scunthorpe ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Slough, United Kingdom

Profession: Coach, Footballer

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Carl Neil Fletcher is a Welsh professional former football player and manager, currently employed as youth team manager at Bournemouth. As a midfielder Fletcher represented Wales at senior international level for five years, scoring one goal in 36 appearances. Having made his professional debut for ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Camberley, United Kingdom

Profession: Coach, Footballer

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Clive Griffiths


Clive Ronald Griffiths is a former Wales international rugby league and rugby union player and current coach of the North Wales Crusaders rugby league club and Director of Rugby at Doncaster Knights. Born in Loughor, Swansea, he was affectionately known as "Clive the Ship" after the family pub in ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Wales

Profession: Coach