Skater Davis’ coach dies at 73
Robert Fenn, a Milwaukee-based speedskating coach who mentored two-time Olympic gold medalist and Northern Michigan alum Shani Davis, has died. He was 73.
He died unexpectedly Sunday at his home in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Fenn was also an accomplished speedskater and won gold and bronze medals at the short-track world championships in 1976.
Davis tells the newspaper that Fenn “was the best guy you could have in your corner” and called him “a pillar of confidence.”
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