Professional ice hockey coach Patrick Roy had three kids with his wife, Michele Piuze. Aside from Jonathan and Frederick, former Quebec Remparts players, he has a daughter named Jana Roy.
Patrick married his wife, Michele, in the nineties after dating her for years. However, their union ended up in the early 2000s following a bad episode involving a domestic violence case.
Nevertheless, the pair co-parented their kids, because of which they both maintained a good relationship with all three of them. Following the split, Patrick never remarried.
Patrick Jacques Roy, better known as Patrick Roy, is an American professional ice hockey coach who was a head coach for the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche from 2013 to 2016.
He previously served as a head coach for the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for around seven years.
Considered one of the best NHL players in history, Roy appeared in 19 NHL seasons for two teams, namely the Montreal Canadiens and the Colorado Avalanche. He won four Stanley Cups in his career, twice for each team.
Aside from his playing and coaching careers, Patrick has also worked as a hockey analyst.
Who Is Jana Roy, Patrick Roy’s Daughter?
Age & Instagram
Jana Roy is the youngest child of the former NFL player Patrick Roy and his ex-wife, Michele Piuze. She was born in June 1993 at Lakeshore Hospital in Montreal, Canada.
Her parents reportedly named her after their respective grandmothers’ names. Her name, Jana, is a cross between Michele’s grandma, Jeanne and Patrick’s grandmom Anna.
Even though Patrick and Michele later divorced when Jana was ten, she is close to both her parents. However, there is not much detailed information about her upbringing and schooling.
Currently in her early thirties, Jana is a high school teacher.
Speaking more of her, she is married to her longtime boyfriend, Pierre-Cedric Labrie. The couple tied the knot recently in July 2023.
Jana, who is active on Instagram with the username @jana.roy, expressed her happiness by posting a video clip of their wedding with the caption, “We did it! And I can finally reveal my favorite part of the wedding planning process: saying yes to my dress!”
The couple already had two sons then, born out of wedlock. Their first son, Lionel, was born on December 31, 2017.
Jana’s husband, Pierre, is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who previously played for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NFL.
Patrick Roy’s Both Sons Played Ice Hockey
As mentioned earlier, Patrick Roy has two sons, Jonathan and Frederick, besides his daughter, Jana. Both of them played junior ice hockey league for the Quebec Remparts when Patrick was head coach of the team.
His oldest son, Jonathan, born March 15, 1989, was formerly an ice hockey player but left it when he was still a teenager at his dad’s advice. He later became a singer and songwriter.
Starting in 2009, Jonathan has released five albums to date and collaborated with several music artists, including Serena Ryder and Corey Hart.
Patrick’s other son, Frederick, is also a former ice hockey player. Even though he played professional games, including two seasons with the Rochester Americans in the American Hockey League, he later left it early to pursue higher education.
As per his LinkedIn profile, he is a lawyer. He graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Ottawa in 2021.