| Latiano, Italy|
| (1960-05-06) 6 May 1960 (age 55)|
Francesco Monaco Wikipedia
Francesco Monaco (born 6 May 1960 in Latiano, Province of Brindisi) is a former player and Italian association football manager.
Monaco has been a former player in the lower ranks of Italian professional football of Squinzano, Sampdoria, Novara, Teramo, Lucchese, Lanciano and Forlì.
Monaco successively entered into a coaching career, serving as assistant coach of Lucchese during the 2000–01 season and then as Ascoli's youth coach until 2005. In July 2005 he took his first head coaching job at Serie C1's Lanciano, then working as head coach of A.C. Ancona from July to December 2006, and again from March 2007 to May 2009, leading the biancorossi to promotion to Serie B in 2008, before being sacked due to poor results on May 2009. His successive coaching experience was at the helm of Potenza on Prima Divisione, where he replaced Ezio Capuano for a bare month (from September to October 2009).
In July 2010 he was appointed new head coach of Lega Pro Seconda Divisione club Carrarese.
In summer 2011 he was appointed new head coach of Lega Pro Prima Divisione club Piacenza until the end of the season.
On 16 October 2012 he was named new coach of Foligno in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.
On 16 June 2014 he was renamed new coach of Piacenza in Serie D.