Herb Brooks

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Birthday
5, 1937
Birthplace
Saint Paul, MN
Death Date
Aug 11, 2003 (66)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1937
Birthplace
Saint Paul, MN
Death Date
Aug 11, 2003 (66)

About

Coached the U.S. Olympic hockey team that defeated the Russians in the 'Miracle on Ice' at Lake Placid.

Before Fame

He was the last cut on the 1960 Olympic hockey team.

Trivia

Before the Olympics, he coached the Minnesota Golden Gophers to three NCAA championships.

Family Life

Married Patti Brooks in 1965 and had two kids.

Associated With

Kurt Russell played him in the 2004 Disney movie "Miracle."