- Short Bio
- Who is Tom Thibodeau?
- Birth and Early Days
- Career Stats
- Personal Life and Girlfriend
- Net Worth and Salary
- Body Measurement
- Wiki Facts
Name: Tom Thibodeau
Full Name: Thomas Joseph Thibodeau Jr.
Birthday: January 17, 1958
Birth Place: New Britain, Connecticut
Marital Status: Unmarried
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Parents: Thomas J. Thibodeau Sr. and Ann M. Thibodeau
Profession: Basketball Coach
Siblings: Two brothers and two sisters
Who is Tom Thibodeau?
Tom Thibodeau is an American basketball coach who was a head coach and president of the basketball operations of Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also served as assistant coach of United States men's national basketball team. He was NBA Coach of the Year in 2011.
Birth and Early Days
Tom Thibodeau was born on January 17, 1958. He was born and raised in New Britain, Connecticut to parents Thomas J. Thibodeau Sr. and Ann M. (Montanile) Thibodeau. He, therefore, is American by nationality. He grew up with two brothers and two sisters. Tom attended New Britain High School located in Connecticut itself where he played for his high school basketball team. He played as captain in the team and also graduated with a Bachelors degree in Science and did Masters of Science in counseling from Salem State. He was an athletic lover from his childhood itself.
Tom began his career over coaching with Minnesota as their assistant coach in 1989 with Bill Musselman. Prior to that, his debut was in 1981 for Salem State University where he served for three years prior to his promotion overhead coach. He also served for Harvard University Basketball Team as an assistant coach. During the next season, he joined Antonio Spurs where he stayed two years as an assistant coach where he served as an assistant to head coach there at Philadelphia. He then got into top defensive teams in NBA.
He worked as head coach for Chicago Bulls in 2010 where he ensured remarkable victories. He then bagged Eastern Conference All-Star Coach. The conflict between him and the front office of Bulls resulted in his release from the team in 2015 and then. Currently, he is making waves in Minnesota Timberwolves of NBA head coach.
Tom has grabbed NBA Champion in 2008, NBA Coach of the Year 2011, NBA All-Star Game Head Coach in 2012 and then.
Personal Life and Girlfriend
Tom Thibodeau is not yet married and it seems that he is satisfied with his single life. There are no records of him dating, his girlfriend or anything else. However, according to an article by The New York Times in 2012, he was once engaged during his graduate school itself with Debbie. But, the girl's parents never accepted him hearing his intention and aim to be a basketball coach. There is certainly no sort of room for a woman in his life at now and he is a strong career.
Net Worth and Salary
Tom Thibodeau has an estimated net worth of something above USD 20 million. After he signed an expensive contract of USD 40 million for five years with Minnesota Timberwolves on April 20, 2016. There has been a report stating that he has an average salary of USD 8 million on an annual basis. He is one of the highest-paid coaches in the NBA. Meanwhile, he also paid USD 35000 for criticizing the referee. There are not any sort of reports about the assets he owns. His net worth is still rising through a coaching career.
There is not any sort of information available about his weight. However, his height is 6 feet 2 inches. He has got white skin and looks attractive and smart despite his growing age. His height and weight seem to be perfectly balanced though.
He is active in social media and is a regular user of platforms like Facebook, Twitter along with Instagram. His profile is kept in Wikipedia as well. Meanwhile, he regularly stays in touch with his followers on social media. Apart, Tom is also involved in a number of social works and participates in a number of charity events.