|Full name||Karim Ghanbari|
|Date of birth||3 February 1967|
|Place of birth||Dezful, Iran|
|2012–2013||Naft Tehran (assistant)|
|2013–2014||Rah Ahan (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Karim Ghanbari (born 3 February 1967 in Dezful) is an Iranian football manager who is currently assistant manager of Sepahan. He came to Sepahan as assistant to Luka Bonačić in 2006, and was the caretaker head coach of Sepahan from 14 October 2011 to 1 November 2011. He was also Bonačić's assistant coach in Al-Nasr from 2008 to 2009.
He was joined to Zob Ahan's First team squad in 1987 and was played for it until 1990. In 1990, he signed a contract with another Isfahan based team, Sepahan. He was played for Sepahan until 2002 and was one of the Sepahan's best players. He later joined to Foolad and was retired from playing football in 2004.
He was selected as Sepahan's assistant coach in 2006 by Luka Bonačić. After Sepahan was unable to win the 2007–08 seasion and was ranked as runner up like AFC Champions League and winning Hazfi Cup in both 2006 and 2007, Bonačić was resigned as Sepahan's head coach and was appointed as Dubai based team, Al-Nasr Sports Club. He was selected Ghanbari as his first team assistant coach which was worked with him until his dismissal in February 2009. After he expired his contract with Al-Nasr, he became assistant manager of Sepahan for a second time under management of Amir Ghalenoei. He continue his career with Sepahan after Ghalenoie's resignation in 2011. Bonačić was appointed as Sepahan head coach for a second tensure and Ghanbari was one of his assistants. On 14 August 2011 and after Bonačić was sacked by club due to bad results, Ghanbari became caretaker manager of Sepahan. He was replaced with Zlatko Kranjčar after Sepahan was eliminated from Hazfi Cup. On 30 May 2012, he was named as Mansour Ebrahimzadeh's assistant coach in Naft Tehran. After Ebrahimzadeh signed as head coach of Rah Ahan, Ghanbari also signs a contract to become his assistant.
- As of 30 October 2011
|Sepahan||October 2011||November 2011||4||2||1||1||6||5||+1|
- "Sepahan sacked Luka Bonačić". Sepahan F.C. 14 October 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
- Ghanbari, assistant to Luka
- Karim Ghanbari becomes assistant coach of Al-Nasr
- Luka was sacked, Ghanbari became caretaker coach
- Ghanbari, new Sepahan head coach in a caretaker role