2013-14: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar...Academic All-Big Ten...Won four matches during the year, recording one win by fall. ..Defeated Lindenwood's Andrew Angelbeck by 8-4 dec. at Michigan State Open...Recorded 10-3 dec. over Liendwood's Cooper Powell at Michigan State Open (11/9)...Won two matches at Duhawk Open (2/1), recorded fall at 2:04 over Loras College's Dearion Stokes and recorded win over Trevor Westerlund.
2012-13: Academic All-Big Ten ... Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Went 4-9 on the year at 133 ... Captured first career dual victory with a fall vs. Stevens Tech ... Also wrestled in the Duke dual ... Had two pins ... Competed in MSU Open, Keystone Classic, UNI Open and Midlands .
2011-12: Academic All-Big Ten ... Went 1-6 on the year at 125 ... Wrestled in one dual for Northwestern, going 1-0, defeating North Central's Sean Tomac in a 5-4 sudden victory decision ... Competed at Midlands (0-2).
2010-11: Redshirt season.
High School:Division 1 Central Sectional champion as a senior at Framingham High School ... Placed second at Massachusetts Division 1 state meet as a junior and senior and third at the all-state meet ... Fifth-place finisher in New England championship senior year ... Career high school record of 88-17 ... Two-time Bay State League All-Star ... Helped Framingham to a state title as a junior ... Team captain in wrestling and cross country ... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born John Samuel Coukos ... Son of William Coukos and Deborah Himelhoch ... Father and mother attended Northwestern for medical and dental school, respectively ... Father wrestled at Harvard ...Quadruple major as he is enrolled in the Integrated Science Program and also is majoring in chemistry, math and biology.