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Colin Coughlin

Bobsled and Skeleton

EVENT - BOBSLED

Follow Colin on Twitter @Colin_Coughlin

HEIGHT  5' 11"     WEIGHT  205 lbs

Before going to a bobsled combine in 2010, Colin Coughlin's athletic experience included competing in high school and NCAA Division III football at Springfield College.  Coughlin started as a brakeman before making the switch to the driver's seat during the 2012-2013 season.

Coughlin enjoys listening to music, fishing and playing video games.

FUN FACTS

- He has never been hang gliding, but it's something he is really interested in.
- When someone invites him to go for a hike and tells him "it won't be difficult", he refuses to believe them.
- Swimming is his favorite thing to do during the summer, despite the fact that he can't swim...at all.

Career Highlights:

  • 2014-2015 North American Cup in two-man - 10th in Calgary #2 (11/23); 6th in Calgary #1 (11/23); 6th in Park City #2 (11/15); 6th in Park City #1 (11/15)
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup in four-man - 7th in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), 6th in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)
  • 2012-2013 North American Cup in two-man -8th in Park City #1 (11/12), 7th in Park City #2 (11/12), 12th in Calgary #1 (11/12), 12th in Calgary #2 (11/12), 11th in Calgary #3 (12/12), 12th in Calgary #4 (12/12), 13th in Calgary #5 (12/12), 6th in Lake Placid #1 (3/13), 9th in Lake Placid #2 (3/13)
  • 2011-2012 America's Cup as push athlete for Jay Noller in four-man -6th in Calgary #1 (11/11), 6th in Calgary #2 (11/11)