John Coleman (November 28, 1928 - April 5 1973) is a former Australian rules football player. He played 98 games and kicked 537 goals for Essendon from 1949 to 1954. After his retirement the Coleman Medal, awarded to the league's leading goalkicker each season, was created in his honour.
John Coleman (July 12, 1798 - May 21, 1858) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
John Coleman, born October 12, 1962, is the manager of English League Two side Accrington Stanley. In the past seven seasons with the club, he has won three promotions, most recently a return to the Football League after winning the Football Conference in the 2005/06 season for which he won the Conference Manager of the Season award. He is also the club's longest ever serving manager.