Sharon Leach is the wife of legendary Mississippi State coach, Mike Leach in the US. Recently the news of Mike Leach’s death has come to the fore. Mike was the head coach of Mississippi State University for almost 3 years (from 2020 to 2022). From 2012 to 2019, Mike Leach coached at Washington State University and from 2000 to 2009, at Texas Tech University. Mike has been a two-time national coach and three-time conference coach.
Mike Leach also gained much recognition as the mastermind of the NCAA’s record-setting Air Raid offence. In 1987 Mike began his own coaching career as an assistant at Cal Poly as well as College of the Desert. I also worked in the American Football Association of Finland in 1989 as head coach of the Pori Bears.
The 1999 season saw Mike Leach join the Oklahoma staff under head coach Bob Stoops. Mike Leach was hired as head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders after serving at Oklahoma.
In 2007, Mike was named coach of the South team for the inaugural Inta Jus North-South All-Star Classic game. In 2010, Mike Leach joined CBS College Sports Network where he served as a colour analyst.
What was the Cause of the death of Sharon Leach’s Husband Mike Leach?
Sharon Leach’s husband Mike Leach died on 12 December 2022 in Jackson, Mississippi. Mike was 61 when he died. The cause of Mike Leach’s death is said to be a heart condition. On December 11, 2022, a day before Mike’s death, he felt a health problem in his body after which he was taken to a hospital in Jackson. There Sports Illustrated reporter Ross Dellinger reports that Mike Leach is in critical condition.
The Clarion-Ledger then reported that Mike had suffered a heart attack and suffered brain damage when he suffered the attack. Mike died on Nest December 12th. Mike’s cause of death was declared complications due to a heart condition.
Mike Leach was more than an incredible, innovative, impactful, successful, popular football coach. He was all that as a husband to Sharon and a father to Janeen, Kimberly, Cody & Kiersten! Brilliant, thoughtful, kind man who taught me so much in so many different ways. RIP Coach! pic.twitter.com/blaNBbhLfi
— Dana Holgorsen (@Holgorsendana) December 13, 2022