Jocelyn Gourvennec (born 22 March 1972) is a French football manager and former footballer. Gourvennec, who played as a midfielder, featured for clubs like Lorient, Rennes, Nantes, Olympique Marseille, Montpellier, Bastia, Angers and Clermont. In July 2019 he relocated to the UK with a view to managing in England, he has since been linked with several Championship clubs 
|Date of birth||22 March 1972|
|Place of birth||Brest, France|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2008–2010||La Roche VF|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Brest, Gourvennec started his professional footballing career with Rennes and during his time at the club he won the Ligue 2 Player of the Year award of 1993. He later moved to Marseille, where he played in the 1999 UEFA Cup Final winning a runners up medal with the Olympians.
After his playing career ended he got into management, being named as EA Guingamp's manager in May 2010. On 3 May 2014, he led Guingamp to success in the Coupe de France for only their second time by beating his old club Stade Rennais. In May 2016, Gourvennec took up the helm of Ligue 1 team Bordeaux.
On 8 November 2018, Gourvennec returned to Guingamp as their new manager after sacking Antoine Kombouaré. On 22 May 2019, the club announced that he had left the club by mutual agreement, after Gourvenenc was unable to guide the team to safety and the season ended with relegation to Ligue 2 for the first time since 2003/04.
- As of 24 May 2019
|La Roche VF||1 July 2008||17 May 2010||53||25||12||16||79||49||+30||47.17|
|Guingamp||17 May 2010||27 May 2016||275||123||58||94||398||317||+81||44.73|
|Bordeaux||27 May 2016||18 January 2018||71||28||19||24||94||92||+2||39.44|
|Guingamp||12 November 2018||Present||32||7||11||14||30||48||−18||21.88|
- "Jocelyn Gourvennec". L'Equipe.fr (in French).
- "France - Footballer of the Year". RSSF.com. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- "Sports article". Le Parisien.fr (in French).
- "Bordeaux name Gourvennec as new coach". Four Four Two.com.
- Guingamp : Jocelyn Gourvennec de retour comme entraîneur, lequipe.fr, 8 November 2018
- Guingamp and coach Gourvennec part ways following relegation, foxsportsasia.com, 22 May 2019
- "EA GUINGAMP: THEY SCORE WHEN THEY WANT". French Football Weekly.com.