*2012 U.S. champions
*2012 Four Continents silver medalists
2013-14 SEASON NOTES
SP Music: "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini
FS Music: Selections from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
IJS PERSONAL BESTS
SP - 63.52 (2013 Trophee Bompard)
FS - 122.07 (2012 Four Continents)
Final Score - 185.42 (2012 Four Continents)
U.S. Qualifying Competition
SP - 60.88 (2012 U.S. Championships)
FS - 128.82 (2012 U.S. Championships)
Final Score - 189.70 (2012 U.S. Championships)
CONNECT WITH US
Teamed up in May 2011 ... Both won U.S. titles with their previous partners, Denney with Jeremy Barrett in 2010 and Coughlin with Caitlin Yankowskas in 2011. Withdrew from the 2013 U.S. Championships after Coughlin underwent surgery to repair a hip injury.
Denney began skating at age 9 after watching Tara Lipinski win the Olympic gold medal ... Switched from roller skating to ice skating ... Won the 2002 national juvenile roller and elementary pairs roller national championships ... Was named Southern Region Artistic Roller Skater of the Year ... Represented the U.S. at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games (finished 13th) and won U.S. silver (2009) and bronze (2011) medals with Barrett, with whom she skated for three seasons.
Coughlin competed with Yankowskas for four seasons, during which time they won one medal in the Grand Prix Series (bronze at 2010 Cup of China), twice placed fourth at the Four Continents Championships (2010, '11) and took sixth in their lone appearance at the World Championships, in 2011.
Coughlin started skating at age 5 because his sister was already skating and he tagged along to the rink ... ... Underwent successful surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip in December 2012, forcing the team to sit out the remainder of the 2012-13 season ... In addition to Yankowskas, previously skated with Krista Smith (1996-97), Kelsey Parker (1999-2001), Lucy Galleher (2002-04) and Bridget Namiotka (2005-07) ... Competed with Yankowskas for four seasons, during which time they won one medal in the Grand Prix Series (bronze at 2010 Cup of China), twice placed fourth at the Four Continents Championships (2010, '11) and took sixth in their lone appearance at the World Championships in 2011.
Denney's younger sister, Haven, skated pairs with Daniel Raad and currently competes with Brandon Frazier, with whom she won the 2012 U.S. junior title ... Both parents, DeeDee and Bryan, were national and world champion roller skaters; father placed third in senior men's singles at the 1984 World Championships.
Coughlin is a part-time operations specialist at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs ... Helps other Broadmoor pairs skaters with their off-ice lifts ... Volunteers by reading to children on "Dr. Seuss Day," spending time with kids at the local children's hospital in Colorado Springs and working with girl scout troops.
2012-13 Season Notes
SP Music: Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez"
FS Music: Music from Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Costumes designed by Joey Santos.
2011-12 Season Notes
SP Music: Music from the East of Eden soundtrack
FS Music: Versions of "Nessun Dorma" performed by Vanessa-Mae and Jeff Beck
Costumes designed by Santos Designs
- 2013 - Trophee Bompard - 3rd
- 2013 - Skate America - 4th
- 2013 - U.S. International Classic - 2nd
- 2012 - Rostelecom Cup - 3rd
- 2012 - Skate America - 3rd
- 2012 - Nebelhorn Trophy - 2nd
- 2012 - World Team Trophy - 2nd (team)
- 2012 - World Championships - 8th
- 2012 - Four Continents Championships - 2nd
- 2012 - U.S. Championships - 1st
- 2011 - NHK Trophy - 5th
- 2011 - Skate America - 4th
- 2011 - Nebelhorn Trophy - 3rd