Alain has short gray hair that is hidden by the cap he is always seen wearing, which has a maple leaf on it. He has thick eyebrows and blue eyes.
Alain and Nathalie Leroy are former Ice Dance Olympic champions.
Nathalie is Alain's wife/former ice dancing partner who are often seen together rinkside, cheering their son on. They unintentionally share some of the same mannerisms, such as nodding in sync  and the two were present at/are supportive of JJ's engagement to Isabella Yang .
Jean-Jacques is Alain's oldest son whom he also coaches. During the Barcelona GPF, Alain reveals his care for JJ, stating that he would be supportive of JJ no matter what score JJ got .
- The name Alain means "harmony, stone or noble"/"fair, handsome" in Celtic.
- Alain's surname Leroy is an old spelling of "le roi", which means "the king" in French.