- Date of Birth
- Age 67 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country Canada CA
- Birth Name Richard Gary Bowness
- Net Worth $2 Million
- Currently Married yes
- Birth Country Moncton
- Married to Judy
- Children three
- Nationality Canadian
- Ethnicity White
- Religion Christian
- Profession head coach
- Currently Club Dallas Stars
Rick Bowness is a well-known Canadian Ice hockey coach and a former player. He played in the league from 1975 until 1984. Bowness started working as a coach in 1988. Rick is currently working as the head coach for the Dallas Stars in the National Hockey League.
Rick Bowness was born Richard Gary Bowness on January 25, 1955, in Moncton, New Brunswick. He rose to fame only after his successful career, so much about his early life and his parent is under the radar. Bowness stands six feet and one inch tall and weighs 84 kg.
Rick Bowness's Net Worth, Salary and Earnings
Rick Bowness has an estimated net worth of more than $2 Million. He has earned most of his net worth through his successful career in NHL as a player and a coach. Bowness is very much private about his earnings and economic life. The average salary of an NHL coach ranges from $2.5 Million to $3 Million. A coach's salary is guaranteed, and if they get fired, they will still get paid out the entirety of the contract.
Rick is very early in his career as a coach and will be adding a huge net worth in the future. Joel Quenneville is the highest-earning coach in the NHL with a $6 million salary.
Rick Bowness's Journey to NHL coach
Rick started his career as a player. He started playing hockey from a very early age. The coach began his junior hockey career with the Quebec Remparts of Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Bowness listed his name for the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft. Tulsa Oilers drafted playing in the Central Hockey League. The player made his National Hockey League debut in Atlanta Flames's 1975-76 season.
Rick moved to several clubs before retiring in the 1984 season. While playing for the Sherbrooke Jets, He started working as the head coach. In the 1984-85 season, Bowness became an assistant coach of the Winnipeg Jets under head coach Barry Long. He spent his next five seasons with the club and then moved to Maine Mariners in 1989-90 AHL. The coach led the club to a 31–38–11 record in the first season.
Rick had a decent season with the club and then moved to Ottawa Senators as their first head coach. He worked with the club until 1996 and moved to New York Islanders. In the next two decades, The coach moved to several other clubs and joined Dallas Stars as their assistant coach in June 2018. The following year, Rick was named the interim head coach and the Stars' 24th head coach in the franchise history in October 2020.
Married Life of Rick Bowness
Rick is married to his longtime girlfriend, Judy. The love birds had been dating each other for several years before their marriage. They had a private wedding ceremony in front of family and friends. The duo is the proud parents of three children, two sons and a daughter. Bowness does not show much presence in social media and is very private about his personal life.
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