Christian Gourcuff (born 5 April 1955) in Hanvec, Brittany is a French football manager and former player.
His son, Yoann, is also a professional footballer with Lyon and a French International who competed in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
He played for Stade Rennais, US Berné, EA Guingamp, FC Rouen, FC La Chaux-de-Fonds, Lorient, Le Mans and Montreal Supra.
He coached Lorient, Le Mans, Pont-L'Abbé, Stade Rennais and Al-Ittihad, and is considered in France as a shrewd tactician with a strong commitment to attacking football and an eye for young talent. Gourcuff is thus widely credited with having overseen the progress of youngsters such as Jérémy Morel, André-Pierre Gignac, Kevin Gameiro, Morgan Amalfitano, Michael Ciani, Christophe Jallet, Laurent Koscielny, Bruno Ecuele Manga and Lamine Koné.
On 25 May Gourcuff left Lorient, as manager,  it is rumoured that he will become manager of the Algeria national football team after the 2014 World Cup.