Jeane Coakley Biography
Jeane Coakley is an American Emmy award-winning journalist serving as a sports reporter and anchor at SportsNet New York. She is the beat reporter for the New York Jets.
Jeane Coakley Age
Jeane is 41 years old. She was born on March 30, 1979 in Newport News, Virginia.
Jeane Coakley Education
Jeane graduated magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Ct. where she majored in communications and minored in history.
Jeane Coakley Family
Jeane was born in Newport News, Virginia but she grew up in Beekmantown, New York. There is no information regarding her parents. She has four siblings and is the second born.
Jeane Coakley Husband
Jeane is married to Scott Burrell. Scott is a former basketball player and men’s basketball head coach at Southern Connecticut State University. He was the first American athlete to be a first round draft-pick of two major sporting organizations (the NBA and MLB).
Jeane Coakley Children
Jeane is a mother to two children, a son and a daughter.
Jeane Coakley Sports
Coakley claims to have been very active in sports while in high school. She says she played soccer, volleyball, softball, and was even a gymnast. She won several awards and was even named to the All-State volleyball and softball teams in her senior year. She decided to become a sports reporter since she wasn’t going to be a professional athlete.
Jeane Coakley SNY
Jeane joined SportsNet New York in 2010. She serves as an anchor and reporter and is also a contributor to SNY’s sports and entertainment news shows, including “SportsNite,” “Daily News Live” and “Loud Mouths.” She also serves as SNY’s lead New York Jets beat reporter.
She previously worked at WISH-TV in Indianapolis, where she covered all sports including the Colts, Pacers, Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400, and Big Ten football and basketball.
She began her career as a news producer before joining KYMA in Yuma, Arizona for her first on-air sports job. Two years later she joined WISH-TV in Indianapolis as a sports reporter.