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Full NameLaurent Batlles
First NameLaurent
Last NameBatlles
ProfessionFootball Manager
Birth CityNantes
Birth CountryFrance
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSophie Batlles
No Of Children3
Height178 cm
Networth$5 M
Twitter Profile
Date of BirthSeptember 23,1975
Age48 years

Laurent Batlles is a French-born football manager who is currently the manager of Troyes AC. He was born in Nantes, France.

Laurent took over Troyes Ac in 2019 after having served as a technical supervisor and the trainer of the reserve for Saint-Etienne

In his second season at Troyes AC, the club was promoted to Ligue 1 once again after being relegated to Ligue 2 in 2018.

His football career so far

Laurent’s football career began early with Toulouse, where he had all of his pre-training and training and went out pro. 

He spent six seasons at Toulouse and was transferred to Bordeaux at the age of 20, just after the championships title in 1999.

At Bordeaux, he played both in the champions league and later the UEFA cup. He returned to Toulouse after six years after having played for Rennes, Bastia, and Marseille

He retired from his playing career in 2012. At the end of his playing career, he realized he wanted to become a coach.

After having been retired from his playing career with a total of 510 French top tier games and 41 goals, he joined his former club Saint-Etienne where he was a recruiter in the first year and the second year coached the U15s. 

Later, he was an assistant trainer of the CFA and progressed to assistant in pro. Then he became the trainer of the reserve of Saint-Etienne before joining Troyes

During his time in Saint-Etienne, he realized that he wanted something else to evolve.

He is a married man

Laurent Batlles with his elder daughter Ilona.
Laurent Batlles with his elder daughter Ilona. Source: Instagram

Laurent is a married man and has a beautiful family. He is married to his beautiful wife Sophie, whom he knew from the early days of his professional career. 

The exact date of their marriage is not known, but the couple is still together, living a blissful married life. 

Laurent Batlles second daughter Lia Rose.
Laurent Batlles second daughter Lia Rose. Source: Instagram

His beautiful family includes his spouse and his three children. Their eldest daughter Ilona is 19, second daughter Lia-Rose is 16, and son Louis is seven, who are incredibly close to him. 

Ilona and Lia-Rose play basketball, but they never miss their father’s game while their mother watches on T.V. According to Laurent, he feels very fortunate to have a spouse who takes care of their children. 

Laurent Batlles youngest son Louis.
Laurent Batlles youngest son Louis. Source: Facebook

His wife is a working woman

Besides taking care of her family, his beloved wife Sophie is also a working woman. According to her Facebook profile, she is a consultant in Traditional Feng shui optimizing spaces.

Laurent Batlles beautiful wife Sophie Batlles.
Laurent Batlles beautiful wife Sophie Batlles. Source: Facebook

What philosophy does he apply as a coach?

Like many other managers, Laurent has his philosophy which he never gets detached from. 

He has a philosophy of not asking the players for the things they are not capable of, but instead, he asks them to be demanding of themselves, which contributes to learning to respond to situations on their own. 

He stresses personal development in the service of the collective. The one with the best attacks and the one with the best defenses are the two teams he is interested in. 

He also believes that success should come through play. At the same time, he also tries to be close with the players to work on people.

He is also learning from a lot of coaches by watching them.

Net Worth

According to the source, Laurent has an estimated net worth of:

Net WorthSource
$1 million -$5 millionFootball Manager, Former Trainer, Retired footballer


  1. Laurent was born on the 23rd of September, 1975. He is currently 45 years old.

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