The 2017/18 season of the ISL will feature 10 teams for the first time.
Having worked with Coppell in the same post in the previous season with Kerala Blasters, Ahmed became the natural choice to be Coppell's deputy in the new assignment.
The Jamshedpur-based outfit also announced the signing of former India global Ishfaq Ahmed as the assistant to Coppell.
"Tata Steel has a long and enduring commitment to sports, especially football".
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Following the formal signing ceremony, Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, said: "We are pleased to have on board Steve Coppell and Ishfaq Ahmed as the Head Coach and Assistant Coach, respectively, of our very own Jamshedpur Football Club". Our foray into ISL is in line with the commitment to develop Indian football.
Another former Manchester United servant who has been tasked with ISL coaching duties for the upcoming season is Teddy Sheringham, who will take over the reigns at Atletico de Kolkata, the defending champions. The former Manchester United star is all set to bring his coaching expertise to the table for the Tata Steel team.
Mumbai City FC, meanwhile, have retained Alexandre Guimaraes as their head coach.
"We achieved some of the objectives previous year by finishing top of the table and reaching the semi-finals but I'd like to continue this project and finish the job I came here for", Guimaraes said.
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