John Hynes Biography

(Ice Hockey Coach)

NHL player John Hynes is married and a father of three.

More about the relationship

John Hynes is married to Sarah Hynes. Sarah is a health, physical education teacher and varsity volleyball coach at Oak Creek Tree High School. They met at the University weight room.

Together, they have three daughters Sophia, Julia, Anna. The couple resides in Warwick, RI.

Relationship Facts of John Hynes

  • John Hynes is married to Sarah Ann Milka.
  • He is father of Three(Sophia, Julia, Anna).
  • John Hynes is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is John Hynes?

John Hynes is an American professional ice hockey coach best-known as the former head coach of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League.

In the year 2011, he won the Louis A. R. Pieri Memorial Award.

On 3rd January 2019, he signed a multi-year contract extension with the New Jersey Devils.

John Hynes- Early Life, Education

John Hynes was born on 10th February 1975 in Warwick, Rhode Island, US. He graduated from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. John received a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education.

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Caption: John Hynes’s Family (Source: Republican Eagle)

He was a three-year letterman for the Terriers as a forward and participated in four straight NCAA Frozen Four Tournament as a youth.

John Hynes- Professional Career

Playing career

In the year 1995, Boston University captured the 1995 NCAA Division I National Championship in front of Hynes’ home crows in Providence, Rhode Island.

College Coaching career

During the 2000-01 season, John was a former assistant coach at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He became an assistant coach for the University of Wisconsin in the 2002-03 season.

USA Hockey

John spent the next six seasons as a head coach with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program after the 2002-03 season. Similarly, he posted an overall record of 216-113-19-9 as the team’s head coach.

He led the US under-18 national team to three medals at the World Under-18 Championships. Likewise, he was the head coach of the U.S. national team at the 2008 World Junior Championships and was an assistant coach on the 2004 U.S. team that won a gold medal at the World Junior event.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

On 4th August 2009, John was named an assistant coach for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. On 31st July 2010, the WBS Penguins announced the Hynes would be the team’s new head coach.

New Jersey Devils

On 2nd June 2015, John was named as the new head coach of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League replacing Scott Stevens and Adam Oates. For the 2015-16 season, he became the youngest head coach in the NHL.

On 5th April 2018, Hynes coached the Devils to their playoff appearance since the 2011-12 season when they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs.


  • 2011: Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award

John Hynes- Net worth

The estimated net worth of John is $4 million US. His average salary as a hockey coach is $60,000.

John fired from New Jersey Devils

Recently on 3rd December 2019, New Jersey Devils fired head coach John Hynes after a disastrous start to the season.

The Devils have 9-13-4 and their 22 points were the second-fewest in the NHL and they have the fourth-worst record over the past two seasons at 40-54-14.

John was replaced by assistant coach Alain Nasreddine.

Body Measurement

John has is clean shaved with blue eyes. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 70 kg.


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