Who is Jeremy Colliton?
Jeremy Colliton is among the well-known player who made his name being a skilled and an outstanding player. He is one of the experienced ice hockey coaches. He is the head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL (National Hockey League). Jeremy worked as a coach since 2014. Furthermore, Jeremy is also a skilled player who played for the New York Islander of the NHL. He played for a decade, from 2003 to 2013.
Jeremy Colliton was born on January 13, 1985, in Blackie, Alberta, Canada. Furthermore, Jeremy holds Canadian nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to White. Moreover, with a height of 6 feet 2 inch, and weigh about 97 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy. Furthermore, his grey eyes, and black hair color, makes his look even more attractive. He has the birth sign of Capricorn.
However, information about his parents is still unknown. He has not disclosed information about his family. Besides, he is very famous in his social networking sites. Also, he has his own accounts of social sites. He updates his fan about himself posting pictures on social media.
Professional Career of Jeremy Colliton
Jeremy Colliton started his professional career in playing after the New York Islander selected him in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Before, he played the Western Hockey League for Prince Alberta Raiders. Firstly, Jeremy started playing for the team Crowsnest Pass Timberwolves in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL). In total, he played 63 games in the AJHL in the season 2000-01. During the season, he hit 18 goals and 30 assists along with 48 points and 98 penalties.
Then, he started playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL). In the WHL, he played for the Prince Albert Raiders. He played for four seasons from the team in the WHL. During his first season, in 2001-02, he played 68 games, in which he hit 11 goals, and 21 assists, along with 32 points and 53 penalties. In the 2002-03 season, he played 58 games, hitting 20 goals, 28 assists, 48 points, and 76 penalties.
More About His Career
Likewise, in 2003-04 season, he made his career-high goal, 24 goals, in addition to 26 assists, 50 points, and 73 penalties, in a total of 62 games. Then, during his last season in the WHL, in 2004-05, he hit 16 goals, 30 assists, 46 points, and 25 penalties in a total of 41 games played. Eventually, Jeremy entered the National Hockey League. He played for New York Islander in the NHL from the season 2005-06.
During his first season in the NHL, in 2005-06, he played 19 games and hit a goal and an assist along with 2 points and 6 penalties. In the next season, he played only one game. Also, in the season 2007-08, he played 16 games. Similarly, he played 6 games, in the 2008-09 season. Then, during his last season of NHL, in 2010-11, he played 15 games, hitting 2 goals, and an assist, along with 3 points and 10 penalties.
Jeremy Colliton started his career as a head coach after he declared his separation from a professional hockey player in the first month of 2014. Then, he became a head coach of Mora. Furthermore, on May 18, 2017, Jeremy became a head coach of the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL. Likewise, being a superior head coach, on November 6, 2018, he became a head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL. Moreover, he became well-known for being the youngest head coach in the NHL.
As his early career, Jeremy Colliton became a representative of the Canadian under-18 national team. Moreover, he led the team to win the IHF World U18 Championships in 2003. Furthermore, he also played for the Canadian under-20 national team. In 2004, he drove the team for a runner up, and in 2005, he won the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
Danny signed a contract for the England national under-21 team on October 3, 2013. He played from the year 2013 to 2015. During the year, he gained 13 caps and hit four goals as under 21s. Subsequently, on October 1, 2015, he became selected for the England national team. He played his first game for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying in opposition to the game with Estonia and Lithuania.
Personal Life of Jeremy Colliton
About his personal life, Jeremy is a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend, Jen Cool. Jen is the daughter of Mike and Joan Cool. The couple has a good understanding as they have dated for many years and then married. Also, no rumors are there about them divorcing or splitting. Furthermore, the couple has been living happily for more than ten years. Moreover, the couple is blessed with three children; two sons, Ben Colliton, and Jack Colliton, and a daughter, Olivia Colliton. Besides, the exact date of their marriage and their children’s birth is unknown.
Jeremy has been able to earn massive popularity from his professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, he has accumulated a good amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $10 million, as of 2020. Besides, in 2018, he signed a three-year contract with Chicago Blackhawks, worth $1.4 million. Being an NHL coach, he earns $450 thousand annually.
Furthermore, Jeremy has earned a total of $20 million from his NHL career as a player and a coach. Most of the earnings are from his playing career as he is considered as a superior player. Besides, his income also includes several sponsorships.