Jean-Louis Garcia (left)
|Date of birth||20 September 1962|
|Place of birth||Ollioules, France|
|1995–1998||Nantes (Goalkeeper coach)|
|1999–2003||Bordeaux (2nd team)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Garcia was a goalkeeper for many clubs including AS Cannes, AS Monaco, SO Châtellerault, AS Nancy and FC Nantes. As a player, he had quite a successful career apart from one game in Europe in 1995 against Bayer Leverkusen. Nantes]had no other goalkeepers – David Marraud, Éric Loussouarn and Dominique Casagrande were injured. Therefore, Garcia, who had not played for two years, played in goal, conceding 5 goals during the match.
As a coach, he was firstly assistant goalkeeper coach to Nantes between 1995 and 1998, then took charge of the reserves at FC Girondins de Bordeaux from 1999 to 2003. He finally became a proper manager at Sporting Toulon Var, staying there from 2003 until 2006. He joined Angers SCO in June 2006, replacing Stéphane Paille.