Definition of football coach in English:

football coach


  • An instructor or trainer in football.

    ‘his ambition was to be a top-class football coach’
    • ‘Rockne, the Notre Dame football coach, popularized the forward pass in 1913.’
    • ‘She shouted, her arms crossed like a football coach, a sure sign of an imminent scolding.’
    • ‘I have similar doubts about coaches making the leadership tour—especially football coaches.’
    • ‘Either the football coach or an athletic trainer initiated the injury report.’
    • ‘He looks at the situation like a football coach of a former powerhouse team fighting to regain respect.’
    • ‘He is an abrasive former football coach with a hillbilly upbringing.’
    • ‘Study the leadership secrets of an extraordinary high-school football coach.’
    • ‘A good football coach is not necessarily a born leader.’
    • ‘He ran through the exam rules like a football coach barking at a bunch of unruly adolescents.’
    • ‘He has been named head football coach at the high school.’