John Coughlin

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Full Name John Coughlin
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name John Coughlin
Gender Male
Famous As Skater
Birth Date December 01, 1985
Birth Place Kansas City, Missouri, U.S

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What is the Cause of Death of John Coughlin?

On 18th January 2019, John Coughlin died at the age of 33 in Kansas City, Missouri, the USA. He was found dead from suicide on January 18, 2019, one day after being suspended from figure skating for unspecified allegations. 

John Coughlin was facing several sexual misconduct allegations

John Coughlin, former two-time U.S. pairs figure skating champion who committed suicide was reportedly facing several allegations of sexual misconduct. Coughlin was facing three reports of sexual misconduct against him, including two involving minors, USA Today reported Sunday. All three reports were filed with the U.S. Center for SafeSport and the first report was filed on Dec. 17, which led to the agency’s decision to restrict him. Former U.S. figure skater John Coughlin, who died of an apparent suicide on Friday, hit a very low point after he was suspended from the sport the previous day, his longtime coach. 

Early Life, Family Background, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity of John 

On 1st December 1985, John Coughlin was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the USA. His nationality is American. He was the son of a third-generation police officer. His mother, Stacy, died in February 2010 due to a chronic illness. He had a sister, Angela Laune. His ethnicity is White. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Information regarding his education and other early backgrounds will be updated soon.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

John is a very handsome skater with a cute smile on his face attracting many people. His body build is Athletic. He has a tall height of 1.90 m or 6 ft 3 in. He has a balanced weight of 61 Kg. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

How John Coughlin Started His Career?

  • At the age of six, John Coughlin began skating.
  • He competed with Krista Smith, Kelsey Parker, and Lucy Galleher and later teamed up with Bridget Namiotka in the year 2004. 
  • Then, they announced the end of their partnership on July 3, 2007.
  • After that, Yankowskas/Coughlin trained under Sappenfield in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • They placed sixth at the 2008 U.S. Championships and made their Grand Prix debut at the 2008 Skate America.
  • Their Ave Maria long program was a tribute to Coughlin's mother who died in February 2010 during his 2010-2011 season.
  • They finished fourth at 2010 NHK Trophy and won the first Grand Prix medal, bronze, at Cup of China. 
  • At the 2011 U.S. Nationals, they placed first in the short program and then won the free program to earn their first national title.
  • On May 4, the pair announced that their partnership had ended
  • He announced that he had teamed up with Caydee Denney on 17th May 2011.
  • They made their competitive debut at the Liberty Summer competition in July 2011, winning the short program and at the Nebelhorn Trophy, they won the bronze medal.
  • They were also assigned to the 2011 Skate America and 2011 NHK Trophy, where they placed fourth and fifth respectively.
  • They won the silver medal at the 2012 Four Continents and placed eighth at 2012 Worlds.
  • They made their season debut at the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy, winning the silver medal in their 2012-2013 season. 
  • There, they won bronze medals at both of their Grand Prix assignments, the 2012 Skate America and the 2012 Rostelecom Cup.
  • He underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip on 4th December 2012.
  • They together won silver at the 2013 U.S. Classic, placed fourth at the 2013 Skate America, and won bronze at the 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard.
  • They took the bronze medal at the 2014 U.S. Championships, finishing behind champions Marissa Castelli / Simon Shnapir and silver medalists Felicia Zhang / Nathan Bartholomay, whose total score was greater by 0.29 of a point. 
  • In June 2014, the pair stated they would not compete in the 2014-2015 season.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's

John Coughlin was not married yet and he was still to get married. Information regarding his dating and girlfriend facts are not available. He was not engaged in any type of relationship. There were also rumors that he is gay. No official statements ever made on this rumor. He was enjoying his single life happily before his death. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

John Coughlin's net worth was estimated $7.8 Million as of 2019. His salary is not disclosed in the media and public. His major source of income was from his skating career.