We see athletes perform incredibly well on the field and leave the world marvelling at their talent. All the credit goes to the coaches who diligently try to carve an unprecedented diamond out of a player. So check out the top three richest sports coaches in the world.
Basketball's Gregg Popovich
With a net worth of $40 million, Gregg Popovich is ranked 3rd among the 10 richest coaches in the world. He is the president and head coach of the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
Gregg is widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NBA history. He became one of only five coaches in history to win five or more NBA championships. His accomplishments and incredible technique made him one of the highest paid NBA coaches in history.
Bill Belichick of American Football
American football head coach Bill Belichick is the head coach of the New England Patriots. He is considered the greatest coach of all time. Bill uses his extensive football knowledge to develop a game plan that has made this team the best it can be.
The Patriots head coach is a great athlete. He manages the highest paid stars in the NFL. Biil is known as the greatest coach in football history. He has won numerous coaching records, including:
- a record six Super Bowls as head coach of the Patriots ;
- two more as defensive coordinator of the New York Giants.
Bill Belichick is considered one of the richest coaches, with a net worth of $60 million. He was ranked 2nd among the ten richest coaches in the world.
Phil Jackson of Basketball
The richest coach with a net worth of $70 million has coached two of the best players in sports history. American Philip Douglas Jackson is a former professional basketball player and National Basketball Association coach.
He began his career as a former basketball player with the New York Knicks and has coached in professional leagues including the Continental Basketball Association and the Puerto Rico National Major Basketball Association.