The K League Manager of the Year Award is a football award for managers (head coaches) in K League. The award is given to the coach deemed the most valuable coach in the league each season.

K League 1 winners (1983–present)

Year Coach Club
1983 South Korea Ham Heung-chul Hallelujah FC
1984 South Korea Chang Woon-soo Daewoo Royals
1985 South Korea Park Se-hak Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso
1986 South Korea Choi Eun-taek POSCO Atoms
1987 South Korea Lee Cha-man Daewoo Royals
1988 South Korea Lee Hoe-taik POSCO Atoms
1989 South Korea Kim Jung-nam Yukong Elephants
1990 South Korea Ko Jae-wook Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso
1991 Hungary Bertalan Bicskei Daewoo Royals
1992 South Korea Lee Hoe-taik POSCO Atoms
1993 South Korea Park Jong-hwan Ilhwa Chunma
1994 South Korea Park Jong-hwan Ilhwa Chunma
1995 South Korea Park Jong-hwan Ilhwa Chunma
1996 South Korea Ko Jae-wook Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
1997 South Korea Lee Cha-man Busan Daewoo Royals
1998 South Korea Kim Ho Suwon Samsung Bluewings
1999 South Korea Kim Ho Suwon Samsung Bluewings
2000 South Korea Cho Kwang-rae Anyang LG Cheetahs
2001 South Korea Cha Kyung-bok Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
2002 South Korea Cha Kyung-bok Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
2003 South Korea Cha Kyung-bok Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
2004 South Korea Cha Bum-kun Suwon Samsung Bluewings
2005 South Korea Chang Woe-ryong Incheon United
2006 South Korea Kim Hak-beom Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
2007 Brazil Sérgio Farias Pohang Steelers
2008 South Korea Cha Bum-kun Suwon Samsung Bluewings
2009 South Korea Choi Kang-hee Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2010 South Korea Park Kyung-hoon Jeju United
2011 South Korea Choi Kang-hee Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2012 South Korea Choi Yong-soo FC Seoul
2013 South Korea Hwang Sun-hong Pohang Steelers
2014 South Korea Choi Kang-hee Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2015 South Korea Choi Kang-hee Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2016 South Korea Hwang Sun-hong FC Seoul
2017 South Korea Choi Kang-hee Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2018 South Korea Choi Kang-hee Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2019 Portugal José Morais Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
2020 South Korea Kim Gi-dong Pohang Steelers

K League 2 winners (2013–present)

Year Coach Club
2013 South Korea Park Hang-seo Sangju Sangmu
2014 South Korea Cho Jin-ho Daejeon Citizen
2015 South Korea Cho Duck-je Suwon FC
2016 South Korea Son Hyun-jun (caretaker) Daegu FC
2017 South Korea Kim Jong-boo Gyeongnam FC
2018 South Korea Park Dong-hyuk Asan Mugunghwa
2019 South Korea Park Jin-sub Gwangju FC
2020 South Korea Nam Ki-il Jeju United
2021 South Korea Kim Tae-wan Gimcheon Sangmu

See also