Mr. Coughlin received his commission as an Armor Officer after graduating from Norwich University with a B.S. degree in Physical Education. While on active duty, Mr. Coughlin served two tours in the Department of Physical Education (DPE) where he served in a variety of positions over an 11 year period. Mr. Coughlin retired from the U.S. Army in 2008 after serving as the Department of Physical Education Executive Officer from 2000-2008. Mr. Coughlin has taught a number of different courses in the Department of Physical Education and is presently a boxing instructor, the Basketball Course Director, and Supervisor of Facilities Operations. Mr. Coughlin also was the Junior Varsity Baseball Coach for 5 years and currently serves as an Officer Representative for the Army Baseball and Gymnastics Teams.