Quick Facts of Mike Francis Thibault
- Full NameMike Francis Thibault
- Net Worth$2 million
- Date of Birth1950 /09 /28
- Marital StatusMike Thibault
- BirthplaceSt Paul Minnessota
- ProfessionHead Coach
- Active Year1980-Present
- Eye colourHazel
- Hair colourWhite
- Height1.6 M
- Weight86 kg
- Education Saint Martin’s University
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
- ChildrenEric Thibault,
If you are a basketball enthusiast, then you must be aware of the former Coach of the WNBA, Mike Thibault, who made possible 212 victories. He also the first coach to reach 300 wins in Women Basketball. Currently, he works as the head coach of Washington Mystics.
Well, its all about his professional achievement, but if you are eager to know about his personal life, then stay tuned with us!
Early Life of Washington Mystics Coach Mike
Mike Thibault was born at St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 28, 1950. His birth sign is Libra, which defines his personality as imaginative, creative, and diplomatic. Mike attended St Paul university and soon after graduation joined Los Angeles Lakers as a scout.
Thibault started his career as a scout in a club that produced Star players club, Kobe Bryant. After a year of scouting, Lakers appointed Mike as the assistant coach winning two League Championship. Later the year, he worked for Chicago bulls alongside Michael Jordan, where he won six League Championships.
Mike then worked for eight years at Omaha Racers before working for the USA national team. He took the national side to a gold medal at 1993 FIBA in 1993 and silver medal at 1995 Pn American Games.
Mike’s Personal Life
Mike is happily married to Nanci Thibault in a private ceremony among his friends and family members. He proposed his now-wife soon after his graduation, and since then, they are happily married for over three-decade.
In addition, the couple shares two children; a son, Eric Thibault, and a daughter, Carly Dundonis. Both of his kids followed his father’s footsteps as his son s a member of the Washington Mystics coaching staff, where Mike is a head coach of the team. Moreover, Eric, alongside his dad, won their first WNBA championship in October 2019.
On the other hand, his daughter Carly works as an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota and Golden Gophers Minnesota basketball team. Further, she worked two seasons with Mississippi State coaching staff, where she won two national titles in Final Four.
How Much is Mike’s Net Worth?
Mike Thibault’s networth is $2 million as of 2019. He is considered one of the successful coaches in the WNBA with multiple wins. Some of the highest paid WNBA players like Kayla McBride receive $163,000, and Jewell Loyd earns $117,500 per annum.
On average, a head coach of a basketball team earns $80,000 per year, which doesn’t include the bonus after game and allowances. However, Mike surely receives more than the average figure because of his working experiences. Besides that, his son Eric as an assistant coach earns around $42,560, and his daughter made $30,000 as an assistant coach.
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