Education, Sports, Maturity, Experience, Community
Eric Cooper has been involved in developing youths, young adults and aspiring professionals for more than 20 years. Coach Cooper has been a successful high school coach for the past 8 years winning back to back CIF State titles and 2 CIF Southern Section Titles. Coach Cooper was also named the Gatorade California Coach of the year in 2011. Coach Cooper has served as the Head Coach of the ABA’s Ontario Warriors and also worked in the ABA for the Southern California Surf as an assistant to former Oklahoma City Thunder Head Coach Scott Brooks. Coach Cooper spent two seasons as an Assistant Coach of the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury under the tutelage of head coach and Hall of Fame WNBA player Cynthia Cooper. Coach Cooper played collegiate basketball at the University of Arizona and University of Texas San Antonio. After college Coach Cooper played professionally for more than a decade in Europe. He culminated his playing career by returning to the United States at the request of Hall of Famer Ervin "Magic" Johnson to play with his world traveling All-Star team.
Coach Cooper resides in Ontario California with his wife Eileen, son Eric Jr. and daughter Ebony.
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