Pierluigi Tami
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Pierluigi Tami
Pierluigi Tami
Personal information
Date of birth (1961-09-12) 12 September 1961 (age 58)
Place of birth Clusone, Italy
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981-1984 Chiasso
1984-1988 Locarno
1988-1990 Bellinzona
1990-1993 Lugano
Teams managed
1999-2002 Locarno
2002-2003 Lugano
2005 Switzerland U17
2006-2015 Switzerland (assistant)
2009-2015 Switzerland U21
2012 Switzerland U23
2015-2017 Grasshopper Club Zürich
2017-2018 Lugano
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Pierluigi Tami (born 12 September 1961[1]) is a Swiss football manager and a former defender. He also holds Italian citizenship.


He was in charge of the Switzerland national under-21 football team, and also worked as an assistant to coach Ottmar Hitzfeld during his time as manager of the Switzerland national football team. In 2011, he won the award for Swiss football coach of the year. Tami coached the Swiss under-23 team at the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London.

Tami played for FC Chiasso, FC Locarno, AC Bellinzona, and FC Lugano in a career that saw him spend his entire time in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. He previously coached Lugano, Locarno, and the Switzerland national under-17 football team.[2]


  1. ^ Birrer, Peter M.; Wiederkehr, David (17 January 2015). "Ich werde einen guten Job machen" (in German). Tages Anzeiger. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Pierluigi Tami competition coaching record". UEFA. Retrieved 2012.

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