Know About Mike Leach's Wife And Net Worth As The Coach Dies At 61

The Leach family and the Mississippi State athletics department shared some devastating news. The death of Mike Leach, head football coach at MSU, has been announced. He was 61.

“Mike was a giving and attentive husband, father and grandfather,” Leach’s family said in a statement. “He was able to participate in organ donation at UMMC as a final act of charity. We are supported and uplifted by the outpouring of love and prayers from family, friends, Mississippi State University, the hospital staff, and football fans around the world. Thank you for sharing in the joy of our beloved husband and father’s life.”

The football coach had a medical issue on Sunday and was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. On Sunday evening, Leach’s condition deteriorated to the point of death. In this post, we will discuss the late coach Mike’s net worth and his family details including his wife.

Know About Coach Mike Leach’s wife, Sharon

Mike Leach and his wife Sharon were married for over thirty years. The two met at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and became fast friends.

During an interview with the Seattle Times in 2012, Sharon revealed that the couple hadn’t planned their first date but went out anyway since Mike was hungry. Probably he had two-for-one coupons and I was the freebie, she told the magazine.

Know About Mike Leach's Wife And Net Worth As The Coach Dies At 61

The rest was history, with Sharon also sharing what drew her to Mike. “I kind of liked the idea that he had a plan and he was working toward that goal. And he never lacked any confidence. He felt like he could do anything as good as the next guy, or better,” she said.

Sharon had been working as an administrative assistant and legal secretary full-time for over 14 years before she decided to devote herself to her family in 1996.

Know About Mike Leach's Wife And Net Worth As The Coach Dies At 61

Sharon explained Mike’s work commitments to Sports Illustrated in 2014: “I don’t think many people understand just how many hours are spent coaching and recruiting a college football team.”

“I learned a long time ago that Mike’s job was to coach and mine was to do everything else. That was fine with me. I loved college football just as much as he did.

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How Many Kids Do Coach Mike And His Wife Have?

Over the course of Mike’s illustrious college football coaching career and their 30 year marriage, the couple welcomed three daughters and a son. According to The Focus, both the parents and their eldest daughter, Janeen, attended Brigham Young University. Their other 3 kids are named Kiersten, Kim, and Cody. Additionally, Mike and Sharon are proud grandparents to three grandkids.

What Was Mike Leach’s Net Worth?

Mike Leach was the head football coach at Mississippi State for three years. He had also been a coach at Texas Tech and Washington State before that.

Know About Mike Leach's Wife And Net Worth As The Coach Dies At 61

Celebrity Net Worth, reports that Mike had an estimated net worth of $8 million. He went to Brigham Young University, but he didn’t play football for the school. In 1987, he got a job with Cal Poly as an assistant. Then, he worked as an assistant coach at COD. After that, he took over as head coach of the Pori Bears.

Mike became an offensive coordinator for Iowa Wesleyan after that. He kept doing what he was doing for Kentucky.

In 2000, Texas Tech hired him as their head coach. He has won several awards over the years for his role. The Woody Hayes Trophy and the George Munger Award are given to the Big 12 Coach of the Year.


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