" A football team is like a piano. You need eight men to carry it and three who can play the damn thing. "
― Bill Shankly

For most guys their first role model they look up to is their fathers. Eventually when they grow up they look outwards to find new idols to learn from. For kids who get into sport their coaches become their second role models in their lives.

They become the influencers that shape the kid’s life for the rest of their adult lives. Coaches are important and sometimes it’s important to let them know it. You can do that with words and you can do it with the right gift.

The best gift for a coach is, I presume, to watch their players give their best performance. That doesn’t mean they’re impervious to a well chosen material gift that lets them know you appreciate their contributions.

Following is a list of gift ideas you can give to your soccer coach.


Super Coach T-shirt

This is for a coach that makes it seem like they have almost a superhuman ability to motivate their team. A good coach is someone the players look up to guide them and motivate them when they’re under pressure.

If your recipient is proud about their coaching work they’ll love this t-shirt. Although no one would buy this t-shirt for themselves. They don’t want to seem like a egotist. Getting it as a gift though makes it fine. A charming gift to let them know that you think highly of them.


Soccer Ball Necklace

I try to be a somewhat progressive when I’m making these lists so I figured I’d add some gifts if your kickass of a coach recipient is a woman.

This soccer themed necklace is pretty, stylish and personalized. This will make a fine gift for any lady soccer coach.


Soccer Photo Frame

If you are looking for a gift idea that will convey your gratitude towards all of your coaches efforts and scarifies, this gorgeously soccer themed minimalist photo frame is great option.

While practical things your recipients can put to use make the best gifts for a coach the best gift is not something material but a respectful gesture from his team.


Soccer Coach Clipboard

You don’t have to turn into Casanova with every gift you give. Sometimes simple, practical gifts are loved.

This clipboard is very useful to a soccer coach. Even if they own a similar one already, they wouldn’t mind upgrading to is cooler one.


Soccer Charm Necklace

Another gift idea for a lady coach. This is a stunningly impressive necklace with a small soccer ball shaped pendant.

It’s simple, shiny and classy. Your recipient will appreciate you fine sense of gift selection.


1000 Football Clubs

When you are passionate about something you develop a deep curiosity for that subject. Passion helps us focus and learn.

This book is a in-depth guide to a 1000 soccer clubs around the world. It’s illustrated with a thousand images so even people who couldn’t gather enough attention span for reading a book to save their life will enjoy it.


Soccer Timer Watch

Every second matters in a game like soccer. In a close game, which most of them are at competitive levels, the game could turn around in a second.

Keeping track of time and training for speed is an essential part of soccer. A timer is a useful gadget for a soccer coach. Plus this timer watch is too stylish to not be liked.


Soccer Coaching Transition Playbook

To an outsider or a casual spectator football may seem like a bunch of dudes trying to kick a ball in one another’s nets, but true admirers know how complex the game is.

The same as how in chess players memorize a boatload of plays and use those to play, soccer is played with very sophisticated strategies. This is what makes the game so much fun. This book is a collection of transition plays by coaching legends like Simeone, Klopp and Mourinho.

A coach serious about winning would love getting this.


Personalized Fifa World Cup Trophy

Customized gifts like this can be very charming and delight the recipients. Trophies are not just objects. They represent excellence and victory in any sport.

This personalized FIFA world cup trophy is to let your soccer coach know that for you they’ve won your respect and admiration.


Soccer Stars on The Pitch

We all look up to and learn from the legends in the past with achievement we aspire to match and even surpass. Their stories interests us because we can relate them to our own.

This book is a collection of biographies of the greatest stars in the sport. Stars such as Hugo Lloris and Christian Pulisic.

This will make a good gift for a any soccer coach who don’t loath reading.