FIFA World Coach of the Year

The FIFA World Coach of the Year[1] was an association football award given annually to the football coach who is considered to have performed the best in the previous 12 months. It was awarded based on votes from coaches and captains of international teams, as well as journalists from around the world.

FIFA World Coach of the Year
First awarded2010
Last awarded2015
RelatedThe Best FIFA Football Coach

The award started in 2010 after France Football's Ballon d'Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year award were merged. José Mourinho was the first winner of the men's FIFA World Coach of the Year award in 2010. The women's version of the award was won by head coach Silvia Neid in 2010. Starting in 2016 this award was replaced with the Best FIFA Football Coach Award.


FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men's FootballEdit

Year Rank Name Team(s) managed Votes
2010 1st   José Mourinho   Internazionale 35.92%
2nd   Vicente del Bosque   Spain 33.08%
3rd   Pep Guardiola   Barcelona 8.45%
2011 1st   Pep Guardiola   Barcelona 41.90%
2nd   Sir Alex Ferguson   Manchester United 15.59%
3rd   José Mourinho   Real Madrid 12.43%
2012 1st   Vicente del Bosque   Spain 34.51%
2nd   José Mourinho   Real Madrid 20.49%
3rd   Pep Guardiola   Barcelona 12.91%
2013 1st   Jupp Heynckes   Bayern Munich 37.30%
2nd   Jürgen Klopp   Dortmund 15.77%
3rd   Sir Alex Ferguson   Manchester United 14.55%
2014 1st   Joachim Löw   Germany 36.23%
2nd   Carlo Ancelotti   Real Madrid 22.06%
3rd   Diego Simeone   Atlético Madrid 19.02%
2015 1st   Luis Enrique   Barcelona 31.08%
2nd   Pep Guardiola   Bayern Munich 22.97%
3rd   Jorge Sampaoli   Chile 9.47%

FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women's FootballEdit

Year 1st 2nd 3rd
2010   Silvia Neid (Germany)   Maren Meinert (Germany U20)   Pia Sundhage (United States)
2011   Norio Sasaki (Japan)   Pia Sundhage (United States)   Bruno Bini (France)
2012   Pia Sundhage (United States)   Norio Sasaki (Japan)   Bruno Bini (France)
2013   Silvia Neid (Germany)   Ralf Kellermann (Wolfsburg)   Pia Sundhage (Sweden)
2014   Ralf Kellermann (Wolfsburg)   Maren Meinert (Germany U20)   Norio Sasaki (Japan)
2015    Jill Ellis (United States)   Norio Sasaki (Japan)   Mark Sampson (England)

Wins by managerEdit

Manager First place Second place Third place Teams managed
1   Silvia Neid 2 0 0   Germany
2   Norio Sasaki 1 2 1   Japan
3   Pia Sundhage 1 1 2   United States,   Sweden
4   Ralf Kellermann 1 1 0   Wolfsburg
5    Jill Ellis 1 0 0   United States
6   Maren Meinert 0 2 0   Germany U20
7   Bruno Bini 0 0 2   France
8   Mark Sampson 0 0 1   England

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Rules of allocation" (PDF). 2012. Archived from the original (pdf) on March 4, 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2013.

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