|Full name||João Carlos Amaral Marques Coimbra|
|Date of birth||24 May 1986|
|Place of birth||Santa Comba Dão, Portugal|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2007–2008||→ Nacional (loan)||8||(0)|
|2008–2009||→ Gil Vicente (loan)||15||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
Coimbra was born in Santa Comba Dão, Viseu District. A product of S.L. Benfica youth system he appeared in 13 league games with the first team over the course of two seasons, after which he was loaned to Madeira's C.D. Nacional, also in the top division, for the 2007–08 campaign.
After this, Coimbra returned to Marítimo but was immediately released, moving to another side in the second tier, G.D. Estoril Praia. He contributed with 26 matches (all starts) and two goals in his third year, as his team returned to the top flight after an absence of seven years.
- Marítimo bring in Benfica trio; UEFA.com, 16 July 2008
- João Coimbra garantido (João Coimbra confirmed); Record, 30 August 2009 (Portuguese)
- João Coimbra, o médico da Luz (João Coimbra, Luz's doctor); Diário de Notícias, 9 June 2007 (Portuguese)
- João Coimbra at footballzz.co.uk
- João Coimbra profile at ForaDeJogo
- João Coimbra – FIFA competition record
- Soccerway profile