Herb Brooks Death
Herb Brooks passed away on August 11, 2003 at the age of 66.
When did Herb Brooks die?August 11, 2003
How old was Herb Brooks when died?66
Herb Brooks Birthday and Date of Death
Herb Brooks was born on August 5, 1937 and died on August 11, 2003. Herb Brooks was 66 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: August 5, 1937
Date of Death: August 11, 2003
Age at Death: 66
Herb Brooks - Biography
Herbert Paul Brooks, Jr. (August 5, 1937 – August 11, 2003) was an American ice hockey player and coach. His most notable achievement came in 1980 as head coach of the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team at Lake Placid. At the games, Brooks' US team upset the heavily favored Soviet team in a match that came to be known as the 'Miracle on Ice'. Brooks would go on to coach multiple NHL teams, as well as the French hockey team at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and ultimately returned to coach the US men's team to a silver medal at the 2002 games in Salt Lake City. Brooks was killed in a 2003 car accident. At the time of his death, Brooks was the Pittsburgh Penguins' director of player personnel.