Aug. 12th, 1972
Kansas City, Kansas, USA
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Jonathan William Coachman (born August 12, 1972), also known as "The Coach", is an American sports interviewer, analyst and professional wrestling personality currently signed to WWE as a color commentator on the Raw brand, where he was previously the interim General Manager.
- Former TV news reporter from Kansas City, Missouri.
- Although not employed at the time by WWE, he was in attendance the night wrestler 'Owen Hart' (qv) fell to his death at the Kemper Arena.
- WWE commentator and interviewer.
- The night after 'Owen Hart' (qv)'s death, he appeared on _"Larry King Live" (1985)_ (qv) as a local TV reporter who was in the crowd at Kemper Arena. His fellow guest that night, 'Eric Bischoff' (qv) (then WCW President), later worked alongside him in WWE, as the Coach's on-screen boss.
- Two-time KCAC (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) men's basketball Player of the Year in 1994 and 1995.
- During his stint at KMBC-Channel 9 in Kansas, he interviewed wrestler 'Shawn Michaels (V)' (qv) for a local news piece, and was approached by a WWE executive, who offered him an on-air role with the wrestling organization. He accepted.