'Coach' Wade - Survivor: Tocantins, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, Survivor: South Pacific

Seasons: 3 | Days played: 96 | Wins: 0 | Final Three: 1 | Jury: 2

  • Survivor: Tocantins (2009) - 5th place, 12th out - 5th juror.
  • Sent to Exile Island one time (2 days total).
  • Voted out in Episode 12, "The Martyr Approach" (Day 36).


  • Survivor: South Pacific (2011) - 2nd place, three jury votes.
  • Received three votes to finish 2nd (6-3-0), in Episode 14, "Loyalties Will Be Broken" (Day 39).

Benjamin 'Coach' Wade on social media: twitter | Instagram

'Coach' Wade - Career statistics

Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats Overall scores
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S18: Tocantins 1.86 10.24 0.18 4 6 7 0.55 1.60 - - - 0.74 3.46
S20: Heroes vs. Villains 0.80 2.83 0.28 1 4 4 0.22 0.88 - - - 0.50 1.68
S23: South Pacific 1.55 11.48 0.13 13 0 13 1.00 7.00 3 9 0.33 1.47 10.55
Career 4.21 24.55 0.17 18 10 24 0.75 2.86 3 9 0.33 1.25 6.27
'Coach' Wade - Challenge record

A Crate Idea - Ep3 IC

Tribal/team challenge record (5-for-12)

  • Tocantins Ep.1 RC/IC: "A River, Run Through It" - Retrieves planks, and Timbira wins.
  • Tocantins Ep.2 RC/IC: "Beach Brawl" - Scores no goals in one match, Timbira loses (3-2).
  • Tocantins Ep.3 RC: "Blind Leading the Blind" - Paired with Tyson, Timbira loses big.
  • Tocantins Ep.3 IC: "A Crate Idea" - Retrieves crates, Timbira loses again.
  • Tocantins Ep.4 RC: "Shoulder the Load" - With Erinn, loads the weights onto the weight-holders for Timbira, which eventually loses.
  • Tocantins Ep.4 IC: "Try Any Angle" - Retrieves one puzzle piece; Timbira wins.
  • Tocantins Ep.5 RC: "Dizness as Usual" - Puller (with Brendan); Timbira returns to its losing ways.
  • Tocantins Ep.5 IC: "Water Mortar!" - Makes no catches, but thanks to Brendan & Tyson, Timbira wins (5-4).
  • Tocantins Ep.6 RC: "When Pigs Fly" - Catches and throws, Timbira wins (in last 10 seconds, 14-13).
  • Tocantins Ep.6 IC: "Sandstone Shootout" - One of several "active" people to do nothing; Timbira wins.
  • Tocantins Ep.8 RC: "Rock Block" - With Taj and Tyson, part of the first team eliminated (thanks, Erinn).
  • Tocantins Ep.9 RC: "Swiss Cheese Please" - with Stephen, Taj, and Sierra, his team loses big.

 

Snag Drag and Bag - Ep10 IC

Individual challenge record (1-for-8; 1 sit-out): (Mean % finish: 57.0%)

  • Tocantins Ep.7 IC: "Get A Grip" - Seventh person to drop out, at circa 20 minutes (4th/10).
  • Tocantins Ep.8 IC: "Rope-A-Dope" - On the final section in round 1, but does not make round 2 (5th/9).
  • Tocantins Ep.9 IC: "Tocantins Shuffle" - Opts to sit out and eat pizza, instead of competing (tie-8th/8).
  • Tocantins Ep. 10 RC: "Jalapowed" - Eliminated by Erinn, second person out (6th/7).
  • Tocantins Ep. 10 IC: "Snag, Drag & Bag" - Methodically advances on the table maze, beating JT, and Coach wins (1st/7).
  • Tocantins Ep. 11 IC: "Propellerheads" - On his second trip through the course when it ends (tie-4th/6).
  • Tocantins Ep. 12 RC: "Blind to Reason" - Still lashing his sticks together when JT wins (2nd/5).
  • Tocantins Ep. 12 IC: "Chimney Sweep" - At 50 minutes, after two days on Exile, drops out and JT wins (2nd/5).

 

Hero challenge/ duel record (0-for-0):

  • Tocantins : None.

Lock and Load, Light - Ep1 IC

Tribal/team challenge record (6-for-12):

  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.1 RC: "Battle Dig" - Paired with Russell, famously drags Colby to the end to score a point, but the Villains lose.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.1 IC: "Lock & Load, Light" - Rows for Villains, and Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.2 RC/IC: "A Crate Idea" - Rolls a crate with Jerri, then Russell; Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.3 RC/IC: "Sumo'an Mud" - Beaten by Rupert, and Villains lose big, 8-0.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.4 RC: "Slip, Slide & Score" - Beats Tom for the first point, Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.4 IC: "Roll With It" - Blindfolded, rolls Rob in the ball, Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.5 RC: "Schmergen Brawl" - Scores no points, but the Villains win.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.5 IC: "Blind Cube Crisis" - Paired with Sandra, and the Villains win again.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.7 RC: "Basket Brawl" - Misses on two shots, Villains lose.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.7 IC: "Caught in the Web" - Runs for Villains, but Courtney is slow, Villains lose.
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.8 RC: "Faux Coconut Bowling" - Ties Amanda on the first throw (5), loses by one pin on the second throw, and the Villains lose (3-1).
  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep.8 IC: "Mudslide" - Defeats Rupert to score the Villains' only point. Villains lose (2-1).

 

Individual challenge record (0-for-1): (Mean % finish: 50.0%)

  • Heroes vs. Villains Ep. 6 RC/IC: "Rope-A-Dope" - In the middle for the Villains (tie-4th/9).

 

Hero challenge/ duel record: (0-for-0)

  • Heroes vs. Villains: None.

Losing Face - Ep6 RC/IC

Tribal/team challenge record (4-for-7):

  • South Pacific Ep. 1 IC: "Coconut Conundrum"- Mostly watches, Upolu wins.
  • South Pacific Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Crate Escape" - Competes, but Upolu loses.
  • South Pacific Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Hitching A Ride" - Works the grappling hook/vertical puzzle with Edna, Upolu wins.
  • South Pacific Ep. 4 RC/IC: "Shoulder the Load" - One of four loaders for Upolu, but Upolu loses.
  • South Pacific Ep. 5 RC/IC: "Pig Out" - Gnaws and spits pork, Upolu wins.
  • South Pacific Ep. 6 RC/IC: "Losing Face" - With Mikayla and Albert, shoots, but doesn't score. Upolu loses.
  • South Pacific Ep. 7 RC/IC: "Family Ties" - Caller for Upolu (with Rick), Upolu wins.

 

Flip Out - Ep12 IC

Individual challenge record (1-for-10; 1 sit-out): (Mean % finish: 55.1%)

  • South Pacific Ep. 8 IC: "Coconut Cradle" - Makes second round, second man to drop out (7th/8).
  • South Pacific Ep. 9 F11 IC: "Get Crackin'" - One of seven eliminated in the first round (7-way tie for 5th).
  • South Pacific Ep. 9 F10 IC: "Bow-Diddley" - One of seven who opted to eat instead of compete (7-way tie for 10th).
  • South Pacific Ep. 10 F9 IC: "Price on Your Head" - Places one bowl of rice, but not close to the leaders (4th/9).
  • South Pacific Ep. 10 F8 IC: "C.A.T." - Eliminated on the third question (3rd/8).
  • South Pacific Ep. 11 IC: "Second Chance" - Like Cochran, has two bags in Rd.1, just misses Rd.2 (tie-4th/7).
  • South Pacific Ep. 12 IC: "Flip Out" - Eliminates Edna, and Coach wins! (1st/6).
  • South Pacific Ep. 13 IC: "Batman Wall" - Finishes second, behind Brandon (2nd/5).
  • South Pacific Ep. 14 F5 IC: "Teeter Tower" - Barely behind Ozzy as his tower clears the mark (2nd/5).
  • South Pacific Ep. 14 F4 IC: "Lei of the Land" - Second to collect all bags, but places no puzzle pieces (tie-3rd/4).

 

Hero challenge/ duel record: 0-for-1 (Mean % finish: 50%)

  • South Pacific Ep. 1 RC: "Thrillogy" - In the opening "hero challenge," loses to Ozzy on the puzzle (2nd/2).
Career totals - challenges
Team/tribal challenges
Wins: 15
Played: 31
Win%: 0.48
Sat out: --
Individual challenges
Wins: 2
Played: 18
Sat out: 2
Win%: 0.11
Mean% Finish: 55.9%
Hero challenges
Wins: 0
Played: 1
Win%: 0.00
Mean% Finish: 50%

 

'Coach' Wade - Tribal Council record

Ep12 Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (0/0)

  • Tocantins: None.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (4/7):

 

VAP - Votes against (6):

  • Tocantins, Ep. 8: Two votes, from Brendan and Sierra.
  • Tocantins, Ep. 11: One vote, from Debbie.
  • Tocantins, Ep. 12: Three votes, from Stephen, Taj, and Erinn (voted out, 3-2).

 

Jury votes made (1/1):

  • Tocantins, Ep. 13: Voted for J.T. Thomas (who won, 7-0).

Idols held/played (0/0):

  • Heroes vs. Villains: None.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (1/4):

  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 3: Randy Bailey (voted out, 9-1).

 

VAP - Votes against (4):

  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 8: Four votes, from Sandra, Parvati, Danielle, and Courtney (voted out, 4-3).

 

Jury votes made (0/1):

  • Heroes vs. Villains, Ep. 14: Voted for Parvati Shallow (who finished second, 6-3-0).

Final Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (1/0)

  • South Pacific, Ep. 5: After hearing the clue from Albert, Coach finds Upolu's hidden idol (Day 12).
  • South Pacific, Ep. 6: Coach allows Brandon and the tribe to hunt for the idol, before eventually "finding" it. He never gets around to actually playing it.

 

VFB - Votes for the person booted (13/13):

 

VAP - Votes against (0):

  • South Pacific: None.

 

Jury votes received (3/9):

  • South Pacific, Ep. 14: Received 3 jury votes, from Rick Nelson, Edna Ma, and John Cochran (finished second, 6-3-0).
Career totals - Tribal Council
Hidden idols/ advantages
Idols found: 1
Idols played: 0
Votes voided: --
Voting record
VFB: 18
Tribals: 24
VAP: 10
Jury votes
Made: 2
For winners: 1
Received: 3
Total jurors: 9

 

'Coach' Wade - Pictures
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    Tocantins intro shot
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    Tocantins intro shot
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    Opening sequence, with Timbira
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    Sizing up the competition
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    Opening sequence confessional, skeptical of Sierra
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    Day 1, fresh off the truck
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    With Timbira, listening to Probst
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    Game on! Let's vote off the weak ones even before we start!
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    Trying to do that with Sierra
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    Learning what the voting thing was actually about
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    Forming a Day 1 strong guy alliance with Brendan, mid-hike
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 RC/IC
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    Starting line
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    Retrieving the planks from the river
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    Starting on the stair puzzle
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    Supervising plank placement
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    Watching the table maze
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    More watching
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    Timbira wins immunity and reward!
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    Taking the flint and idol
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    Ep2, lecturing Candace on cooking beans
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    Candace and I don't get along because she sees fault in other people
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    Um... ew??
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 RC/IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Yay, Tyson scored
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    Discussing boot options with Tyson and Debbie
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    Looking forward to this elimination
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    Keeping Sierra in the loop
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    Timbira, Ep2 Tribal Council
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 RC
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    Listening to Probst.
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    Starting line
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    At the front of the slow-moving Timbira centipede.
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    Howls of anguish at losing big
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    Talking about Tyson
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    But of course
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 IC.
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    Starting line
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    Not listening to Erinn
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    Discussing the staircase puzzle
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    Trying to lift the last piece
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    The tribe discusses Jerry's fate
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    When Erinn realized Jerry was going, she had this evil grin!
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    Complaining more about Erinn
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    Timbira, Ep3 Tribal Council
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    Talking to Probst about leadership
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    Arguing with Erinn
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    Timbira re-discusses leadership, early Ep4
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    Obviously I would be a better leader than Brendan
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep4 RC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Timbira, excited at the prospect of a camp raid
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    Ep4 RC, loading up Brendan
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    With Erinn, deciding which Jalapao needs more weight
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    Brendan drops at 220 lbs.
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    Tyson is out, too
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    Starting line, Ep4 IC
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    Timbira gets to work on the puzzle
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    Almost there...
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    Timbira wins immunity!
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    Receiving the idol
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep5 RC
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    Yay, Tyson scored!
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    But... that was it. Timbira loses.
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    Talking about Tyson's concerns that Brendan is using Exile to forge ties with the other tribe
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep5 IC
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    Ready to go, matched up with Joe
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    Victory (plus the idol) is Timbira's
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    Timbira debates bean preparation, early Ep6
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    Stirring the pot, in the rain
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep6 RC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Setting up barriers for the other tribe
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    Catching and throwing pigs
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    Setting up barriers for the other tribe
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    Timbira wins reward!
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    Watching Erinn and Joe leave for Exile
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    Reward feasting
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    Very happy to be spending this moment with these people
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep6 IC
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    Ready to go, Ep6 IC
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    Watching Erinn and Brendan do the puzzle, Ep6 IC
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    More puzzling
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    Timbira wins!
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    This was a great win for our momentum as a tribe, Jeff
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    Doing some Coach-Chi, early Ep7
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    Reading the merge treemail
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    Arrival at the merge site
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    Getting a shiny new green buff from Tyson
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    Cheers!
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    Excited about merging with a 6-4 advantage over Jalapao
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    Starting some side-plotting with JT
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep7 IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Just hanging out, Ep7 IC
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    Still going...
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    Probst is in camp? That's never good.
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    Learning Joe has been removed
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    The tribe was down after Joe's removal, so I regaled them with my tales of Amazonian capture. Early Ep9.
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    Mission accomplished
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep8 RC
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    Liking the sound of a rafting reward
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    Red team, ready to slay
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    I've done this before, Brendan
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    The end is nigh
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    Watching Stephen leave for Exile
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep8 IC
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    Listening to Probst, with the bros
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    Starting line
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    Making progress...
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    Watching Tyson's win from the elimination bench
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    With the other non-winners
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    Heading to Tribal, ready to slay a dragon
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    Forza, Ep8 Tribal Council
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    Talking to Probst
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    I am the dragon slayer
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    Informing Sierra she will pay for her disloyalty, early Ep9
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep9 RC
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    Black team, ready to go
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    Carrying a puzzle board back with Stephen
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    Trying to align the holes
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    Soggy pre-challenge lineup, Ep9 IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Opting to eat
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    Mmm, room-temperature pizza
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    Forza, Ep9 Tribal Council
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    Talking about loyalty, etc.
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    JT explains why they couldn't talk about the Tyson boot beforehand, early Ep10
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    Receiving an answer board, pre-Ep10 RC
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    Yes! I've least realized my potential!
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    Waiting for Stephen's exile pick
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    Back in camp, asking Sierra if she'd consider a Timbira alliance
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    Assuring JT that the offer came from Sierra, not vice-versa
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    Telling Stephen the same story. Also maybe it was Debbie's fault a little.
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep10 IC
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    Already advanced to the finals, waiting for the others to finish
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    Starting line, table maze final round
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    Working the table maze
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    You better believe it. Dragon. Slayer.
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    Coach wins! Ep10 IC
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    One final pose.
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    I deserved to win
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    Forza, Ep10 Tribal Council
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    Listening to Sierra cast aspersions
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    Obviously her story can't be true; I play with honesty and integrity
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    Irate that Taj and Erinn voted for Stephen and Debbie, early Ep11
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    Ready to bid, Ep11 auction
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    Watching JT give Taj money for the video from home
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    'Not what it looks like' with his assistant coach, loved ones visit
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    Trying to talk JT into blindsiding Taj before she plays her idol
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep11 IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Starting line
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    Digging deep
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    With Taj, memorizing symbols while Stephen struggles on the balance beam
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    Forza, Ep11 Tribal Council
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    Talking to Probst
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    Still shocked about Debbie's boot, early Ep12
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    JT claims they couldn't tell him because he wouldn't have believed Debbie was gunning for him
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    Oh, my aching asthma
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep12 RC
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    Starting line, shackled
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    Following JT through the maze
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    Clearly made the right choice in tailing JT
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    Still tying sticks together
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    Finally about to hook the sandbag as JT wins
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    With the other non-winners, hoping they don't get exiled
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    Hit me with your best shot, Pat Benatar
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    Taking the monastic approach at Exile
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    A Boy and his (soon-to-be) Dragon (cane)
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    Ye Olde Helicopter Flybye
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    Mission Accomplished
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    Iron sharpens iron, etc.
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep12 IC
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    Ep12 IC, now in progress
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    Forza
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    Down to Coach vs. JT
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    Getting helped after a post-challenge collapse
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    Heading back to camp
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    Still happy about his performance in the challenge
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    Getting reassured that the vote is for Erinn
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    Forza heads to Tribal
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    Listening to Erinn, Ep12 Tribal Council
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    Thrilling all present with a newly composed poem
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    Dragon slayer betrayed
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    Snuffed, Day 36
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    Jury debut, final four Tribal Council
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    Full jury, final Tribal Council
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    Listening to Stephen's opening statement
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    Asking the Final Two a question
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    At the reunion show, waiting for the final vote reveal
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    Full cast, reunion show
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    Heroes vs. Villains intro shot
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    Heroes vs. Villains intro shot
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    Bonus HvsV intro shot
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    Villains tribe, listening to Probst, pre-Ep1 RC
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    More HvsV arrival, listening to Probst's bloviating
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    Starting line, HvsV Ep1 IC
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    Racing off the starting line, Ep1 IC
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    Pushing the boat into shore, Ep1 IC
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    The winning Villains, Ep1 IC
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    Waiting to start, Ep2 RC/IC
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    Ep2 confessional, HvV
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    Villains arrive, Ep3 RC/IC
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    More Villains arrival, Ep3 RC/IC
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    Listening to Probst, pre-Ep3 RC/IC
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    Ready to go vs. Rupert
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    Premature congratulation, Ep3 RC/IC
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    Sad, muddy Villains Ep3 RC/IC
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    Chatting with Parvati, Ep3
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    Weighing options, Ep3
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    Heading to Tribal Council, HvsV Ep3
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    Villains tribe, Ep3 Tribal Council
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    Listening to Probst
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    Listening to Jerri
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    So long, Randy
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    South Pacific intro shot
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    South Pacific intro shot
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    South Pacific EW pre-game interview
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    With Ozzy, greeting the new players, Day 1
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    Listening to Probst
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    Just joined Upolu. Yay.
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    Not the warmest reception by my new tribe
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    More listening to Probst, pre-Ep1 RC
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    Ready to go, Ep1 RC
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    Trying to work the puzzle, getting lots of advice
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    *sigh* Ozzy won
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    Not the best introduction
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    Day 1 meet-and-greet at Upolu camp
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    Night 1, forming a Final Five alliance
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep1 IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Crossing the barrier
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    Cheering for Upolu
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep2 RC/IC
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    Listening to Probst
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    Starting line
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    You'd better pick it up, guys
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    The losing Upolus
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    Upolu, Ep2 Tribal Council
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    Claiming that Christine wanted to vote Mikayla
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    Tribal Council side-eye
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    Brandon joins in the fun
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    Watching the Ep3 duel with Stacey
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    Fun new discoveries
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep3 RC/IC
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    Working the grappling hook
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    Upolu wins!
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    The winning Upolus
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    Watching Mikayla shoot, Ep6 RC/IC
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    Upolu loses!
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep7 RC/IC
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    Watching the Ep8 re-entry duel
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    Pre-challenge lineup, Ep8 IC
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    Waiting for Ozzy to win
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    Te Tuna tribe, Ep8 Tribal Council
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    Eating instead of competing, Final 10 IC
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    Ep13 Tribal Council, pre-Brandon's necklace giveaway
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    Final Tribal Council, facing the jury

 

'Coach' Wade - Interviews

Pre-game interviews

  • Andy Dehnart at Reality Blurred (1/26/09): "Benjamin 'Coach' Wade: 'I want to get the four strongest people to the final four because that's who deserves it'"
  • Jeff Probst's Tocantins pre-season cast assessment.

 

Post-game interviews

  • Andy Dehnart at Reality Blurred (5/15/09): "Ben 'Coach' Wade: 'It's hurt me; I'm human' and 'I'm not really like that in real life'"
  • Andy Dehnart at Reality Blurred (6/7/09): "Ben/Coach says casting threatened him, calls Survivor aftermath 'most difficult [time] in my life'"

Pre-game interviews

  • Andy Dehnart at Reality Blurred (2/10/10): "Ben Wade: 'If people want to hate me, at least they're talking about me'"

 

Post-game interviews

  • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (4/9/10): "Castaway Interview: Benjamin 'Coach' Wade"
  • Carrie Bell at People.com (4/11/10): "Survivor's Coach: 'It Was A Total Blindside'"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (10/22/10): "The REAL Coach Speaks About Survivor: Nicaragua"

Pre-game interviews

  • None found.

 

Post-game interviews

  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (12/19/11): "Post-Finale Interviews with Sophie, Brandon, Rick, Albert, Coach, and Ozzy"
  • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (12/22/11): "Benjamin 'Coach' Wade Talks Survivor: South Pacific"
  • Dom Harvey & Colin Stone at the Dom & Colin Podcast (12/21/12): "Memoirs of a Dragon Slayer with Coach Wade"
  • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (2/16/13): "Return of the Dragon Slayer: Coach Talks Survivor: Caramoan"

 

'Coach' Wade - Bio

From his official CBS Survivor: Tocantins bio page:

"Benjamin Wade is known by many names. As the head women's soccer coach at the Southwest Baptist University in Missouri, he is called 'Coach Wade,' but he also goes by 'Maestro' due to role as an artistic director and conductor of a California symphony orchestra. A skilled musician, Benjamin was traveling the world playing the trumpet before most kids could even spell 'trumpet.'

 Wade sees coaching as another form of manipulation. 'You have to find out what everybody wants, what everybody needs, what they think they want, what think they need and then you have to be the person that solves everything.' He knows these skills will be valuable in the game of Survivor.

If Benjamin was asked to wear just one hat, it would be that of 'Renaissance Man.' Aside from setting the world record for the longest solo kayak expedition on the ocean (an amazing 6,132 miles), Wade has also been attacked by a tiger shark, stalked by a jaguar in the Amazon and has been bitten by a piranha on his right hand. To say that he is a Type A, Alpha male, who likes to control the environment around him may just be an understatement. Coach's dominant personality will be a force to be reckoned with in the game.

 Benjamin is single and currently splits his time in Bolivar, Mo, and Susanville, Calif. His birth date is September 18."

From his official CBS Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains bio page:

"Personal Claim To Fame: Holding the World’s Record for “Longest solo kayak trip 6,132 miles.” 
Inspiration in Life: “Composing classical music for the Susanville Symphony.” 
Previous Finishes: Tocantins: 11th out, 5th jury member
Favorite Past Moment: “My monastic approach to exile.”
Previous Survivor He Respects Most: Tom Westman (Palau)
Previous Survivor He Respects Least: Jonny Fairplay (Pearl Islands, Micronesia)
Why Did He Come Back?: “Redemption!”"

From his official CBS South Pacific bio page:

"Personal claim to fame: Test.
Inspiration in life: Test.
Hobbies: Soccer.
Why you think you’ll “survive” Survivor: Coach believes that it is his experience and his leadership that make him an asset to his tribe, but he’s reevaluating his strategy this time around. “I’ve got to come out here and I’ve got to be confident but not arrogant, strong but not intimidating, I’ve got to be humble but not weak, I’ve got to be honorable but not self righteous.”"