March 22, 2023

Kelly Nobes Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife (Michelle), Children, McGill men’s hockey coach, Cause of Death

Kelly Nobes Bio, Wiki

Kelly Nobes is the longtime McGill men’s hockey coach who was named U Sports’ coach of the year for the 2017-18 season. He is reported to have died on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at the age of 45.

Kelly Nobes Coaching Career 

Kelly Nobes began his award-winning coaching career with the RMC Paladins, before moving on to coach the Wilfred Laurier Golden Hawks and, most recently, coaching at McGill University.

He began his Canadian varsity coaching career with Royal Military College, leading the Paladins to a 32-81-7 record. His 32 coaching wins are the most in school history.

Nobes led each of the teams he coached to some of their winningest seasons and was awarded the title of “U Sports’ Coach Of The Year” in the 2017-2018 season.

Kelly Nobes Education

Kelly Nobes played four seasons at McGill, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education (1997) and a master’s degree in exercise physiology (2001). He graduated as the ninth-leading scorer in Redmen history with 181 points, including 64 goals, in 131 career games. His most productive season was in 1995-96 when he tallied 20 goals and 63 points in 37 games overall.

Kelly Nobes Wife, Children

Kelly Nobes was married to Michelle, a McGill graduate (B.Ed ’97) originally from Dollard des Ormeaux, Que., whom he met during his undergraduate years. They have four young children (son Bodie, daughters Darcy and Jetlyn and son Wesley).

Kelly Nobes Cause of Death

Kelly Nobes died on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at the age of 45. The circumstances surrounding Nobes’ death have not been disclosed.

“His family has lost an incredible husband, father and son. The hockey community has lost an incredible person and a talented leader. On a personal note, I’ve lost a friend. (Fellow hockey coach) Chris MacDonald and I enjoyed coaching against Kelly and had the utmost respect for him,” said friend and colleague Tim Cunningham.