Cooper joined Allan Hancock College as the Sports Information Director in August 2018. He is responsible for maintaining communication and information about the athletics department, its athletes, and their many accomplishments. In addition to his role as SID, Cooper is also a part-time faculty member at AHC, and an assistant coach for the men’s basketball program.
Cooper spent 10-years in the television broadcasting industry as a writer and producer. His background includes coordinating, writing, and producing for companies such as CBS affiliate KPIX in San Francisco, FOX, and “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”
Prior to joining the Bulldog family, Cooper spent five seasons as lead assistant at Santa Monica College. Coach Cooper was instrumental in recruiting, conducting individual workouts, scouting opposing teams, and supporting day-to-day operations. Cooper also acted as the men’s basketball program social media and information director.
In addition to his college coaching experience, Coach Cooper was hired by the NBA as Player Development Intern for the Los Angeles Clippers. While working with the Clippers, he assisted in individual and team workouts with players such as NBA All-Stars Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, JJ Reddick and Jamal Crawford.
A native of the Bay Area, Cooper earned a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies from California State University, East Bay and a master’s degree in Athletic Administration and Coaching from Concordia University in Irvine.