Ron Wilson

  • Birth Name: Ronald Lawrence Wilson
  • Birth Place: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Hockey coach
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Fast Facts

  • Moved to Rhode Island as a child and pursued American citizenship as a teen. Holds dual American and Canadian citizenship.
  • Drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1975.
  • His father, Larry Wilson, and his uncle, Johnny Wilson, also played and coached in the NHL.
  • Became the first head coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in 1993, which was also his first head coaching job.
  • A scratch golfer, he missed qualifying for the 2005 U.S. Open in a playoff.

Relationships

  • Lauren — Daughter
  • Kristen — Daughter
  • Larry Wilson — Father
  • Maureen Wilson — Wife

College

  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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  • Birth Name: Ronald Lawrence Wilson
  • Birth Place: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Hockey coach