Head Women’s Coach CHE
Coach Cooper, a native from the Chicago, IL area, is entering his fourth season with California University of PA hockey program and first as the teams Head Coach. A graduate of Marshall University, Bob earned a degree in criminal justice and political science. Bob is currently employed by the state of West Virginia. Growing up in Chicago, Cooper played travel hockey throughout the Chicago, IL area and at Brother Rice High School. Cooper began his coaching career in Cumberland, MD in 1997 and then began coaching women there in 2004. In 2006, he was named a Co-Coach of the Frostburg State University Men’s DIII team. Adding to his women’s coaching experience; Cooper started coaching the Altoona Lady Trackers U-19 team in 2006 through the 2009/10 season. He has also served as a coach for the Women’s Tier I level Team Pittsburgh from 2006-2008 and the Gilmour Lancers in 2009. During Coach Coopers career he has had the opportunity to coach at all levels. Coach Cooper is currently a level four USA Hockey certified coach. He is looking forward towards the opportunity to help the women’s team build upon their current success.