Sidney Crosby parents are Troy Crosby and Trina Forbes Crosby. Troy is the assistant deputy minister at the department of national defense.
Sidney is a professional ice hockey player and captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL.
He made his NHL debut in the 2005-06 season scoring 102 points and winning the Calder Memorial Trophy.
Crosby won the Lester B. Pearson Award for the most outstanding player and the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's most valuable player.
He became the third player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in consecutive years after leading Pittsburgh to Stanley Cup victories in 2016 and 2017.
He was voted one of the 100 greatest NHL players in history in 2017 and won the second Richard Trophy.
Sidney Crosby Dad Is A Politician
Sidney Crosby dad Troy Crosby was appointed as assistant deputy minister at the department of national defense in 2019.
He studied fixed-wing flight test engineer at Empire Test Pilots' school.
He completed his bachelor's degree in science from the Royal Military College of Canada and his master of science from the University of Tennessee Space Institution.
Sidney worked for a military posting as a senior maintenance manager for the CF18 Hornet. He was office-in-charge of fixed-wing flight tests at the aerospace engineering test establishment.
He retired from the military in 2008 and worked as the operational services director at the Canada transportation safety board.
According to his LinkedIn account, he was appointed as a director general of major project delivery at the department of national defense in April 2013.
In 2017 he was responsible for supervising the project managers in charge of the Royal Canadian Air Force's weapon system procurement and delivery.
Crosby joined the department of national defense in 2018 as Chief of Staff and worked for a year from May 2018 to November 2019.
He is a former hockey player who was a goaltender and played for the Verdun Junior Canadiens in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
The Montreal Canadiens selected Troy as the 240th overall pick in 1984.
His Mom Is Always On The Stands
Sidney Crosby mom Trina Crosby is very supportive of his career. She has motivated and encouraged her children to follow their goals.
When Sidney scored his 1000th career point his mother cheered him up. She has also been involved in women's hockey.
Trina accepted the invitation to join the Canadian Women's Hockey League in 2013. As she has little hockey knowledge she admitted to learning it.
She is one of four new members chosen to the CWHL board, including former Canadian team defenseman Cheryl Pounder, former American team forward Caitlin Cahow, and Toronto attorney Jill McCutcheon.
Trina is active on Facebook with the username @Trina Forbes Crosby.
Sidney Crosby Siblings
Sidney Crosby has a sister named Taylor Crosby. She is a former college ice hockey player.
Taylor was a goaltender at the Shattuck-St Mary's school in Faribault, Minnesota.
She was selected for the U-17 hockey team as a Hockey Nova Scotia program member. In 2013, Crosby participated in the IIHF Women's High-Performance U-18 Camp in Sheffield, England with Team Canada.
She attended Northeastern University in Massachusetts after graduating from high school. She earned her degree with a major in mass communication and a minor in business.
According to her Facebook account, she studied at the Moscow national college of Russia. Taylor followed in his brother's footsteps and she shares a strong bond with Sidney.
She has been in a relationship with Zak Huntington since 2016.
Her Facebook username is @Taylor Leigh Crosby and her Instagram username is @tayl.catherine.
Inside Her Ice Hockey Career
Taylor joined the St. Cloud State Huskies in the 2015-16 season and appeared in three games. She got her first career start in St. Cloud State's win over Merrimack.
She finished the season with a 1-0-0 record, 5.63 goals against average, and a.759 save percentage.
In her sophomore year in 2016-17, she appeared in six games including four starts. Taylor was honored on the All-WHCA Academic team for the first time in her career.
She played a reserve role for the Huskies in 2017-18 and was honored on the WHCA All-Academic for the second time.
Apart from hockey, she swam for the Colby Sailfish team and played softball for the Eastern Canadians.
Sidney Crosby Family Life
Sidney Crosby grew up with his family in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He started playing hockey at the age of two.
Crosby used to play hockey in the basement of his home with the family dryer behind the net.
Sidney Crosby has been dating his girlfriend Kathy Leutner since 2008. They are not married and have no children from the relationship.
Kathy played lacrosse for the high school varsity girls' team. After completing her education at Chantilly High School she started her modeling career at 18.
She has appeared in many advertisements and featured in magazines. Kathy and Crosby are also involved in the charitable program.
He established Sidney Crosby Foundation in 2009 for helping charity benefit children.