Jonathan Coachman & his wife are no longer together. His net worth, bio, and facts.

Jonathan William Coachman, also known as ‚ÄúThe Coach‚ÄĚ, is an American sports analyst and a former professional wrestling personality. He has a distinguished career in both fields, having worked for WWE and XFL as an interviewer, commentator, presenter, and authority figure. He also has a background in basketball, having played in high school and college. He has been involved in various sports media outlets, such as ESPN, CBS Sports, and SiriusXM, where he has covered a wide range of sports topics and events. Delving into his personal life, Jonathan was married to Amy Coachman who bore him two children, JJ and Kayana.¬†However, the two are no longer together, as they divorced. Jonathan‚Äôs reputation was also damaged when he was accused of sexual harassment by a former ESPN employee, Adrienne Lawrence, in 2017.¬†Lawrence claimed that Coachman had tried to make advances on her under the guise of mentorship and that he was notorious for sexually harassing female employees.¬†Coachman denied the allegations and said that he had never done anything wrong.¬†However, the accusation was part of a lawsuit filed by Lawrence against ESPN for sexual harassment and discrimination. The outcome of the lawsuit is not known. In this article, we will bring everything to know about Jonathan Coachman.

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Early Life

Jonathan William Coachman was born on the 12th of August 1973 in McPherson, Kansas. Jonathan spent much of his early life in Kansas. He attended the McPherson High School in McPherson, Kansas, and played high school basketball. After graduating high school, Coachman moved to McPherson College and continued playing basketball. During his college years, Coachman participated in theatre, served as the sports editor for the school newspaper, and also did play-by-play and color commentary for the local football and basketball radio broadcasts. He was also a sports reporter at KAKE which was located in Wichita, Kansas.

Jonathan Coachman
Jonathan Coachman

A Career as a WWE Personality

Coachman’s first introduction to the WWE world came in the role of Backstage interviewer. He served in the role from 1999 to 2003. After the fall of Shane McMahon on August 24, 2003, Coachman was handed the duty of Commentator and Assistant to Eric Bischoff. In the same year, Coachman and AI Snow teamed up and launched an attack on the¬†Raw¬†announce team, Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross. Coachman later defeated the Tajiri in a singles match on pay-per-view at Backlash.

In the subsequent years of 2004 and 2005, Coachman was given the duties of Raw Diva Searches. He was also handed a private column at the Raw Magazine and a webcast on WWE.com. Later the same year, Coachman was added to the official broadcasting member of RAW.

From 2006 to 2007, Coachman served as the Executive Assistant and Interim General Manager of Raw. He was hired after he quit a Divas bikini contest in protest of Raw’s treatment of him. During his tenure, Coachman was involved with Steve Austin which resulted in a match with Austin’s job on the line. Austin didn’t agree to the ending of the storyline and Coachman had to fight Batista instead.

Coachman formed a trio with Joey Styles and Jerry Lawyer by his side. After his appointment as the Executive Assitant, Coachman started getting into feuds with D-Generation X and John Cena. In 2007, Coachman was fired from his position by William Regal. He later won the showdown between himself and Hornswaggle and got the rights to Smackdown for 2008.

Finding New Frontiers

After running down his contract with Smackdown, Coachman started searching for new opportunities. He later signed a deal with ESPN as a presenter for wrestling highlights. During his nine-year stay, Coachman not only presented products relating to WWE but also interviewed several wrestlers.

He later returned to WWE and signed a new contract in 2018. He replaced Booker T as part of the Raw commentary team but was later replaced by Renee Young. Even after his replacement, Coachman has continued to work for WWE as part of a panel during the pre-show and pay-per-view events.

Career Timeline & Current Endeavors

Here is a brief timeline of Jonathan Coachman’s professional career & his current endeavors :

  • 1999: He began his World Wrestling Federation (WWF) career as an interviewer, commentator, and presenter. He was also a correspondent for Larry King Live‚Äôs coverage of Owen Hart‚Äôs death.
  • 2003: He made a heel turn against Shane McMahon at SummerSlam and became the ‚Äúlackey‚ÄĚ to then General Manager of Raw, Eric Bischoff. He also became a commentator for Sunday Night Heat and Raw.
  • 2006: He became the Executive Assistant to Vince McMahon and was involved in several feuds with wrestlers such as John Cena, Triple H, and Bobby Lashley. He also hosted WWE.com Exclusive and WWE Bottom Line.
  • 2007: He was appointed as the interim General Manager of Raw after Vince McMahon‚Äôs ‚Äúdeath‚ÄĚ storyline. He later became the official General Manager of Raw and had a rivalry with Stone Cold Steve Austin.
  • 2008: He left WWE and joined ESPN as a sports anchor and reporter. He also hosted his own radio show, The Coach & Bretos Show, on ESPN Radio.
  • 2018: He returned to WWE as the pre-show host for pay-per-views and a commentator for Raw. He also joined NBC Sports Group as a host and play-by-play announcer for golf, rugby, and college basketball.
  • 2020: He left WWE again and became the host of XFL Now, a weekly show covering the XFL league. He also continued his work with NBC Sports Group.
  • 2020: He became the play-by-play announcer for XFL games on ESPN and ABC. He also launched his own podcast, The Coach & Cole Show, with former WWE referee Shawn Bennett.

Net Worth

Jonathan Coachman is a man of many talents and roles. He has been a basketball player, a radio host, a wrestling commentator, an announcer, and a sports analyst. He has worked for some of the biggest names in the industry, such as WWE, ESPN, and XFL. He has also appeared on TV shows like Family Feud and Larry King Live. But how much is he worth?

Jonathan Coachman has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million. He earns a salary from his various gigs. His main source of income is his work as a sports analyst for ESPN, where he hosts and anchors show like SportsCenter and College Football Live. He also covered events like the NBA Finals, the Super Bowl, and the World Series. He has also voiced videogames including Madden NFL 19 and the Black College Football Xperience: The Doug Williams Edition. 

Personal Life

Love Affair, Marriage,& Divorce

Jonathan Coachman was married to Amy Coachman, a former college athlete and personal trainer. There is no information available on how or when the two met. However, the two shared a relationship before marriage. After being together for a period, Jonathan came up with a marriage proposal which Amy accepted. The pair tied the knot in 1999 in a private wedding ceremony. The pair were known for being very private about their personal life and rarely appeared together in public. It is not known how long the marriage lasted but they were divorced by March 2016. The reason for their split remains a mystery, as neither Coachman nor Amy has commented on the matter. Some speculate that their busy careers and different interests may have driven them apart.

Children

In the years of togetherness, Jonathan and Amy had two children JJ and Kayana. Both children are athletic and enjoy playing basketball, just like their father. They also support their dad’s career and often watch him on TV or attend his events.

Wiki/Bio Facts

Birth Name:Jonathan William Coachman
Birth Place:McPherson, Kansas, United States
Zodiac:Leo
Height: 6ft 3 inches (1.9m)
Ethnicity:Mixed
Eye Color:Brown
Hair Color:Black
Date of Birth: August 12, 1973
Nationality:American
Net Worth:$3.5 M (estimated)
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Divorced
Spouse/Partner:Amy  Coachman (Dex)
Children:JJ Coachman, Kayana Coachman
Relationship Status:Single
Siblings:Not Available
Profession:Television Personality,

Jonathan Coachman has enjoyed an amazing career. From his early days as a college basketball player to working for WWE, the man smells of new stories. A sports interviewer, analyst, and professional wrestling personality, Jonathan is also referred to as, The Coach.

Early Life:

Jonathan William Coachman was born on the 12th of August of 1973. Born in McPherson, Kansas, Jonathan spent much of his early life in Kansas. He attended the McPherson High School in McPherson, Kansas, and played high school basketball. After graduating high school, Coachman moved to McPherson College and continued playing basketball. During his college years, Coachman participated in theatre, served as the sports editor for the school newspaper, and also did play-by-play and color commentary for the local football and basketball radio broadcasts. He was also a sports reporter at KAKE which was located in Wichita, Kansas.

Jonathan Coachman
Jonathan Coachman

A career as a WWE Personality:

Coachman’s first introduction to the WWE world came in the role of Backstage interviewer. He served under the role from 1999 to 2003. After the fall of Shane McMahon on August 24, 2003, Coachman was handed the duty of Commentator and Assistant to Eric Bischoff. In the same year, Coachman and AI Snow teamed up and launched an attack on the¬†Raw¬†announce team, Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross. Coachman later defeated the Tajiri in a singles match on pay-per-view at Backlash.

In the subsequent years of 2004 and 2005, Coachman was given the duties of Raw Diva Searches. He was also handed a private column at the Raw Magazine and a webcast on WWE.com. Later the same year, Coachman was added to the official broadcasting member of RAW.

From 2006 to 2007, Coachman served as the Executive Assistant and Interim General Manager of Raw. He was hired after he quit a Divas bikini contest in protest of Raw’s treatment towards him. During his tenure, Coachman was involved with Steve Austin which resulted in a match with Austin’s job on the line. Austin didn’t agree to the ending of the storyline and coachman had to fight Batista instead.

Coachman formed a trio with Joey Styles and Jerry Lawyer by his side. After his appointment as the Executive Assitant, Coachman started getting into feuds with D-Generation X and John Cena. In 2007, Coachman was fired from his position by William Regal. He later won the showdown between himself and Hornswaggle and got the rights to Smackdown for 2008.

Finding new frontiers:

After running down his contract with Smackdown, Coachman started searching for new opportunities. He later signed a deal with ESPN as a presenter for wrestling highlights. During his nine-year stay, Coachman not only presented products relating to WWE but also interviewed several wrestlers.

He later returned to WWE and signed a new contract in 2018. He replaced Booker T as part of the Raw commentary team but was later replaced by Reenee young. Even after his replacement, Coachman has continued to work for WWE as part of a panel during the pre-show and pay-per-view events.

Personal Life:

Coachman is a long time married to his wife Amy. The pair tied the knot in 1999 and have been together ever since. Amy is a former college athlete who now works as a personal trainer. The happy couple is blessed with two children: JJ Coachman, Kayana Coachman.

Net Worth:

Jonathan Coachman is a sports guy through and through. Alongside WWE, he has commented on several golfing events, college basketball, and many more. He has also voiced videogames including Madden NFL 19 and the Black College Football Xperience: The Doug Williams Edition. Coachman has an estimated net worth of $3M as of 2020.

Wiki/Bio Facts:

Birth Name: Jonathan William Coachman
Birth Place: McPherson, Kansas, United States
Zodiac: Leo
Height:  6ft 2 inches [1.9m]
Ethnicity: Mixed
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Date of Birth:  August 12, 1973
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $3 M
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Spouse/Partner: Amy  Coachman (m. 1999-present)
Children: JJ Coachman, Kayana Coachman
Relationship Status: Still Married
Siblings: Not Available
Profession: Television Personality,

 

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