Dan Coughlin

Dan Coughlin, sports writer and author

Dan Coughlin has covered Cleveland sports for more than four decades, as a sportswriter for The Plain Dealer (1964-1982) and on WJW-TV 8 (since 1983). His columns also appeared in the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, Medina Gazette, Lake County News-Herald, Painesville Telegraph and other newspapers. He was twice named Ohio sportswriter of the year and was honored with an Emmy award. He traveled with the Browns and Indians, and covered some of the biggest college football games of the 20th century, including five major bowl games. He was at ringside for several world championship fights as well as the Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier series. He covered 17 Indianapolis 500s and several auto races in Europe.

Speaking Topics

Just One More Story …
Dan tells stories about the most unusual, eccentric and outlandish people he’s known in 50 years as a sports journalist. Dan has hundreds of great stories, and he tells them in a warm, ebullient style.

Booking Info

Speaking Fee: $250

Home: Rocky River, Ohio

Books by Dan Coughlin