Coach Cohn was born and raised on Mercer Island and played on Coach Ed Pepple's first two teams at Mercer Island. A graduate of the University of Washington, he has spent most of his professional career in the restaurant business, currently serving as Chairman of Consolidated Restaurants. He has previously served on the board of Washington Policy Center and is currently a board member of Foundation Bank in Bellevue. He has over 25 years of coaching experience, including youth select teams and serving as a varsity assistant at Mercer Island and Issaquah. This is his tenth year as the Mercer Island Freshman coach.