Mike Babcock Wife Maureen Babcock: Married Life And Kids

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Mike Babcock and his wife are blessed with three kids: Alexandra, Michael III, and Taylor.

Michael Babcock Jr., also known as Mike, is a Canadian former ice hockey coach.

The Ontario-born coach spent eighteen seasons as a professional and head coach in the National Hockey League.

He began his NHL coaching career at the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and led his team to the 2003 Stanley Cup finals.

Mike Babcock And His Wife
Mike Babcock And His Wife (Source: Twitter)

After that, he joined the Detroit Red Wings in 2005 and successfully won the Stanley Cup in 2008.

Eventually, Mike led the Red Wings to the Stanley Cup playoffs every year and is considered one of the most outstanding coaches in the history of the Red Wings.

However, Michael left Detroit in 2015 and joined the Toronto Maple Leafs, coaching the team for four years.

Furthermore, the Canadian is the only coach to achieve the Triple Gold Club, i.e., the Stanley Cup title, the IIHF World Championship title, and the Olympic gold medal in men’s ice hockey.

Mike Babcock’s Wife & Kids

The former NHL coach Mike Babcock is married to Maureen Dunham Babcock. The couple is still going strong and also has a great family.

The duo are the proud parents of Alexandra, Michael III, and Taylor Babcock.

Alexandra Babcock is the oldest of the three. The eldest sibling is a Senior Health Programs and Educational Lead at Love Life.

Also, she works as a Lifestyle and Culinary Medicine Coordinator at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

She previously worked as a Dietetic Intern at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Mike Babcock With His Family
Mike Babcock With His Family (Source: Twitter)

The family’s second child is Michael Babcock III (born February 01, 1995). Following in his father’s footsteps, he was an assistant coach at the University of Saskatchewan.

Prior to being a coach, Michael played hockey for Les Gothiques in Amiens Hockey Elite.

Regarding his educational information, he completed a Bachelor of Business Administration from Merrimack College.

Michael then graduated with a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Saskatchewan.

The youngest sibling, Taylor Babcock, is also involved in sports. Taylor is a soccer player who spent nine years with the Michigan Rush, competing in the Midwest Regional League Premier Division.

Taylor was named MVP three times and captain twice in her high school. Not only that, she was also named Rookie of the Year in 2012.

Hired As The New Coach Of The Columbus Blue Jackets?

The news of Mike Babcock returning as a coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets has been spreading all over the internet.

Although he was fired in November 2019, he had signed an eight year-contract that runs through June this year.

After the Toronto Maple Leafs’ contract expires at the end of June, Mike is reportedly taking on the head coach role at the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The Head Coach Mike Babcock During His Time In Toronto
Mike Babcock During His Time In Toronto (Source: Twitter)

Despite being a talented coach, there are some controversies surrounding him. The coach’s reputation was damaged when Toronto fired him.

During that time, various stories regarding the mistreatment of players created controversies.

Moreover, after the decision of the Blue Jackets, one of the critics, former NHL player Mike Commodore, published a video on Twitter saying, “Morning folks.

“Babs the bully gets another chance. Am I disappointed? Yes, I am disappointed. Am I surprised? No, I’m not. His whole retirement thing was a load of horses*** right off the bat.” Commodore said in the video.

The critic also doesn’t believe the coach has developed coaching skills during his time off.

Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

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