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Caydee Denney and John Coughlin - Pair Skating Champions


Caydee Denney and John Coughlin

Caydee Denney and John Coughlin

Photo by JO ANN Schneider Farris

Pair Skating Champions:

Caydee Denney and John Coughlin are both U.S. pair figure skating champions. Denny won the U.S. pair skating title in 2010 with Jeremy Barrett. Coughlin won the same title in 2011 with Caitlin Yankowskas. In 2012, together, they became the U.S. pair skating champions.

About Caydee Denney:

Caydee Denney was born on June 22, 1993 in Ocala, Florida. She began when she was seven years old.

Before she was an ice skater, she was a competitive artistic roller figure skater. In roller skating, she won the Juvenile National Roller Singles title and Elementary Pairs National title. Her parents are roller skating coaches and her younger sister, Haven, has won national medals in pair skating in both rollers and on the ice.

Denney competed in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

In addition to competing in pair skating, Caydee has had a successful single skating career. She especially enjoys swimming.

About John Coughlin:

John Coughlin was born December 1, 1985 in Kansas City, Missouri. He began skating when he was five years old. He competed in single skating before deciding to focus on pairs.

Coughlin's mother passed away in February 2010. It has been reported that the loss of his mother was very difficult for Coughlin. His father is a policeman in Kansas City.

He competed with Caitlin Yankowskas for four seasons. After winning the 2011 pair skating title, Yankowskas and Coughlin placed sixth at the 2011 World Championships which took place in Moscow, Russia.

Partnership, Coaches, and Training:

It was officially announced that Denney and Coughlin became a pair in May of 2011. They are coached by Dalilah Sappenfield and Laureano Ibarra at the Colorado Springs World Arena Ice Hall in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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