John Coughlin

December 1, 1985 - January 18, 2019 (33 years old)

Kansas City, Missouri

John Coughlin Obituary

Former US figure skating champion, John Coughlin, was found dead Friday, January 18, 2019. His death was confirmed to be a suicide.

At the age of 33, John was a a figure skating coach and television announcer.

Coughlin won the US pairs championship in both 2011 and 2012 skating with Caitlin Yankowskas and Caydee Denney in respectively.

Prior to his death, he was serving as chair of the International Skating Union’s athletes commission and a member of the single and pair skating technical committee.

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