Who is Jonathan Coachman?
If you are a fan of professional wrestling, you may have seen the face of Jonathan Coachman, the former manager of Real American Wrestling (RAW), also known as ‘The Coach.’ Jonathan Coachman is a professional wrestling personality who has served the wrestling community as a commentator and host. The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has signed him as a host. His job as a sports analyst is also one of the many feathers in his cap.
Jonathan Coachman, an avid basketball fan, began working as a sports anchor and commentator for ESPN in 2008. He also specialized in shows that showcased the best moments of the week in WWE.
On the sports network, he also conducted sit-down interviews with wrestlers. His contract with ESPN, like his contract with WWE, expired in 2017. In 2018, he returned to WWE, but this time as part of the BBC Sports Group.
With over 20 years of sports commentary and presentation under his belt, he had achieved worldwide fame and staggering wealth.
He is also a happily married man with two children from his marriage to Amy.
What is the net worth of Jonathan Coachman?
Jonathan Coachman is best known for his long-term collaborations with both WWE and ESPN.
He worked as a sports announcer, commentator, reporter, and anchor for many years. He was an expert at analyzing wrestling matches and players.
When he became assistant and then interim general manager of RAW Smackdown, he also did some administrative work.
It is expected that his annual salary as a long-term commentator will be in the thousands of dollars. Coachman earns a handsome $500,000 per year and is worth more than $2 million.
Jonathan Coachman: Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education
Jonathan William Coachman was born in McPherson, Kansas, on August 17, 1973.
He has kept his family history and childhood experiences a closely guarded secret, refusing to reveal anything about his family.
As a result, his parents’ names and occupations, as well as any information about his siblings, are unknown (if he has any).
He is thought to have grown up in McPherson, where he also attended high school and college.
Jonathan received his high school education at McPherson High School, where he played basketball and won a championship. His passion for the game remained, and when he was accepted to McPherson College, he continued to play.
His interests began to diversify in college, however, as he became involved in theatre, editing news stories, and commentary.
While in college, he worked as a play-by-play announcer for a local football and basketball radio station.
He began his professional career as a sports commentator after graduating from college.
Jonathan Coachman: Professional Career
Jonathan Coachman began his career as a sports host, anchor, and commentator at a young age.
He worked as a sports editor for the school newspaper in college and later as color and play-by-play commentator for basketball and football games.
In addition, he worked as a sports reporter and anchor for KAKE in Kansas.
He later worked at KMBC-TV, which is also in Kansas. As a correspondent, he covered Owen Hart’s death while there.
When he left KMBC-TV, he signed a nine-year contract with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), which is now known as World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
He worked at WWE as an interviewer, commentator, and presenter before landing his first job as an anchor alongside, also known as The Rock.
He later worked as an assistant to RAW’s general manager at the time, Eric Bischoff. He held this position from 2003 to 2006, and he was promoted to executive assistant in 2006.
He held this position until 2007, when he took over as the lead commentator alongside WWE favorite Micheal Cole, succeeding John “Bradshaw” Layfield. Later that year, Jonathan’s contract with WWF expired, and he decided not to renew it.
As a result, he moved to ESPN and continued on his career path. He worked as a reporter on the sidelines, a commentator, a sports analyst, and a host.
He worked at the station until his contract expired in 2017. Jonathan, once again, accepted another job with the wrestling company. He currently works as a color commentator with Michael Cole.
Jonathan Coachman: Relationship Status
Jonathan Coachman is happily married to Amy Coachman, a former athlete, and personal trainer.
There is no information or backstory on how the couple met or when they began dating, but it is known that the couple married in 1999.
Amy is a medical personnel who graduated from Pella Community High School and went on to Iowa State University.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in science. In 2005, I graduated with honors.
Currently, she works as an Immunotherapy Sales Specialist, among other things.
On the family front, she is also successful; she and her husband have two lovely children.
Her first child was named Katana, and her most recent, JJ, was born in 2009.