Top 20 Hockey Coach celebrities in Canada
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Hockey Coach celebrities [Updated May 9, 2021].
Barry Trotz was born
on July 15, 1962
in Winnipeg, Canada.
During his time with the Predators, he became the longest active tenured coach in the NHL in February 2013 after the Buffalo Sabres fired Lindy Ruff.
Dave Tippett was born
on August 25, 1961
He received his first NHL head coaching job with the Dallas Stars and he coached the team from 2002 to 2009.
Gerard Gallant was born
on September 2, 1963
He was drafted in the sixth round by the Red Wings in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He made his pro debut with the Adirondack Red Wings of the American Hockey League in 1983. He helped the Canada national team win the silver medal at the 1989 World Ice Hockey Championships.
Mike Foligno was born
on January 29, 1959
During his playing days, after scoring a goal, he would perform a celebratory jump which came to be known as "The Foligno Leap."
Paul MacLean was born
on March 9, 1958
He won the Jack Adams Award for the NHL's top coach in 2013.
Ralph Krueger was born
on August 31, 1959
He coached the Edmonton Oilers for the 2012-13 season.
Peter DeBoer was born
on June 13, 1968
He served as head coach of the Florida Panthers from 2008 to 2011.
Todd McLellan was born
on October 3, 1967
Coached the NHL's San Jose Sharks from 2008 to 2015 after serving as an assistant to Mike Babcock on the Detroit Red Wings. Prior to the 2015-16 NHL season, Todd McLellan was named head coach of the Edmonton Oilers.
Todd McLellan led the Sharks to the Western Conference Finals in both 2010 and 2011.