Coach (sport) In sports, a coach or manager is a person who directs and trains a sports team or sportsperson. If there is a difference between coach and manager, it is this: the coach will train the players the manager will deal with the business aspects The borderline areas are selecting the team, and buying new players. Other websites[change | change source] Coaching Certification. vteAssociation football positionsPlayers Goalkeeper Defender Midfielder Striker Non-playersOfficials Referee Assistant referee Fourth official Fifth/Sixth/Seventh officials Coaching staff Head Coach Assistant coaches Doctors Therapist Trainers Equipment manager This short article about sports can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it. Retrieved from "https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Coach_(sport)&oldid=5413573"