Derek Lalonde- Wiki, Age, Wife, Marriage, Net Worth, Height, Career

Derek Lalonde

Derek Lalonde is the Head Coach of the Detroit Red Wings. He has extensive expertise in the sport of hockey. He has brought many memorable victories to the squad where he previously served as Head Coach and Assistant Coach. Derek served as an assistant coach with the Tampa Bay Lightning before becoming Head Coach of the Detroit Red Wings.

Quick Facts

Birth NameDerek Lalonde
Date of BirthAugust 18, 1972
Age 51 years
Popular forGetting Appointed as Head Coach of Detroit Red Wings
SchoolLocal School In his Hometown
UniversityCortland State University
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
ProfessionHockey Coach
Place of BirthBrasher Falls, New York, U.S
Current ResidenceTampa, Florida
Net Worth$1 million USD (approx.)
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 80 kg

Derek Lalonde Age & Early Life

Derek Lalonde was born in Brasher Falls, New York, in the United States. He was born on August 18, 1972, and is now in his 51st year. Derek and his family then relocated to Michigan after finishing his studies. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cortland State University.

He also attended the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. While attending Cortland State University, he joined the University Team “Sunny Cortland” of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III (NCAA III). However, it is unknown which sports he participated in when playing for his university team from 1991 to 1995.

Derek Lalonde Height & Weight

Derek Lalonde is 5 feet 8 inches tall. He weighs approximately 80 kg. He has lovely warm black eyes and bald locks. There is no information on his chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps, and so on.

Derek Lalonde

Derek Lalonde’s Net Worth

How much is Derek Lalonde’s net worth? As of February 2024, Derek Lalonde makes significant compensation for his services and has an estimated net worth of $1 million USD.


Derek Lalonde started his coaching career in 1995 as an assistant coach at North Adams State College. He has worked as an Assistant Coach for Hamilton College, Lebanon Valley College, and the College of Liberal Arts in the NCAA III conference. He began representing schools and institutions in the NCAA conference in 2002. He has worked as an assistant coach for the NCAA at Ferris State University and the University of Denver.

Derek was hired as the General Manager and Head Coach of the USHL League in 2011. (United States Hockey League). From 2011 until 2014, he was the head coach of the USHL. He has a 114-56-8-6 record while coaching the Green Gay Gamblers of the USHL League. In 2012, Gambler produced a 47-9-2-2 record and won the game’s fourth Clark Cup triumph, earning him the USH coach of the year honor.

In 2014, he was named head coach of the Toledo Walley of the ECHL (Eastern Collegiate Hockey League.) Under his direction, the Toledo Walleye went 97-35-7-5 and won two straight Brabham Cups as ECHL regular-season champions. As head coach the Toldeo Walleye, he received the John Brophy Award for ECHL coach of the year. From 2016 until 2018, he was the Head Coach of the American Hockey League’s Lowa Wild (AHL). Then, in 2018, he finally joined the NHL (National Hockey League) as an Assistant Coach with the Tempa Bay Lighting. He was with the Tampa Bay Lighting until June 2022. He will now be the Head Coach of the Detroit Red Wings beginning on July 1, 2022.

Derek Lalonde Wife & Marriage

Who is Derek Lalonde’s Wife? Derek Lalonde has been married to his wife for almost 15 years. Melissa Lalonde is his wife’s name. They have each given birth to four children. Derek has two boys and two girls among his four children. His two boys were born first, followed by his two daughters. Derek just gave birth to his fourth child, a girl, in the month of November 2021.