A coach of a sports team or a sportsman is as, if not more important in the success of the sportspersons as the sports persons themselves. A coach is required to provide physical, mental and psychological guidance to the sportsperson and plays an important role in the grooming and training.
Due to this very reason, some sports coaches in the world are very highly paid and are quite popular as well. For example, in the case of Football, the coach holds a very important position and gains a lot of recognition if the team does well.
William Stephen Belichick is the highest paid sports coach in the entire world as he gets an annual salary of $7.5 million. He is the coach of New England Patriots of NFL. The coach of NBA’s Boston Celtics, Glenn Anton Rivers earns $7 Million annually and is another highest paid coach in the world.
With an annual salary of $7 million, Jeffrey Michael Fisher, coach of St. Louis Rams is also on this list followed by Peter Clay Carroll who earns $7 Million by coaching Seattle Seahawks of NFL. Some other highest paid sports coaches in the world are Gregg Charles Popovich, Lovie Lee Smith, Michael Tomlin and Andy Red.