Thomas Thibodeau - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 22, 2022

Thomas Thibodeau
Profession: Basketball coach
Best Known For: Minnesota Timberwolves (basketball team)
Salary: $4.3 million
Net Worth: $12 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 17, 1958 (age 65)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Thomas Joseph Thibodeau Jr.
Birth Place: New Britain, Connecticut, USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Thomas J. Thibodeau Sr.
Mother's Name: Ann M. Thibodeau
Siblings: 4

Dennis Thibodeau (brother)
David Thibodeau (brother)
Nancy Thibodeau (sister)
Janet Thibodeau (sister)

High School: New Britain High School
University: Salem State University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.87 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Thomas Thibodeau?

Thomas Thibodeau is a basketball coach by profession and American by nationality. He was the head coach, president of basketball operations of the Minnesota Timberwolves of thNational Basketball Association (NBA), and assistant coach for the United States men's national basketball team.

Thomas Thibodeau (Image: Daily Knicks)

Thomas Thibodeau – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Thomas Thibodeau’s birth took place on January 17, 1958, in New Britain, Connecticut, USA. He was born Thomas Joseph Thibodeau Jr. to his father Thomas J. Thibodeau Sr. and his mother Ann M. Thibodeau.

He is not the only child of her parents and has four siblings – brothers Dennis Thibodeau, and David Thibodeau, and sisters Nancy Thibodeau, and Janet Thibodeau.

Education, Ethnicity

For education he attended Salem State University from 1977 to 1981, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science in counseling. He had studied at New Britain High School.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Thomas Thibodeau – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Thomas Thibodeau is unmarried and sans wife, and children. However while a student at the university he was engaged to his longtime girlfriend Debbie. But the couple broke up just a month or two before the wedding.

Currently, he is single.

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Thomas Thibodeau (Twitter)

Thomas Thibodeau – Career

While at  Salem State University he served as captain during the 1980-81 season. After graduation, Thomas Thibodeau worked as an assistant coach at Salem State from 1981 to 1984 and as head coach from 1984 to 1985.

Thomas Thibodeau then served as an assistant coach at Harvard from 1985 to 1989. He entered NBA in 1989 as an assistant coach for Minnesota Timberwolves. Since then he has worked as an assistant coach for San Antonio Spurs (1992 – 1994), Philadelphia 76ers (1994 – 1996), New York Knicks (1996 – 2004), Houston Rockets (2004–2007), and as an associate head coach for Boston Celtics (2007 – 2010).

In 2010 Thomas Thibodeau was selected as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and worked for the team until 2015. He returned to Minnesota Timberwolves as head coach in 2016, working with the team until 2019.

Also read: Tom Izzo - College basketball coach for Michigan State University

Thomas Thibodeau – Awards, Nominations

As head coach he was named NBA Coach of the Year (2011), NBA All-Star Game head coach (2012), and as assistant coach Thomas Thibodeau was named 2008’s NBA champion.

Also read: Luke Walton - Former basketball player, Basketball coach 

Thomas Thibodeau (MPR News)

Thomas Thibodeau – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be over $12 million while his annual salary is known to be over $4.3 million.

Thomas Thibodeau – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Thomas Thibodeau is absent.

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