Brian Cooper

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Coach Brian Cooper attended Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn, Maryland where he remains one of the most decorated players in the school's history.

Brian was listed as the #36 overall recruit in the Nation and the #11 ranked midfielder by Inside Lacrosse for his graduating class. Cooper was then recruited to the University of Maryland to further his lacrosse career at the D1 collegiate level. At the start of his sophomore year, Cooper was moved to close defense where he started every game, contributing to the team's run to the National Championship in 2011.

As a junior and senior, Brian moved to the defensive midfield line where he continued to be a starter for the remainder of his collegiate career. After the completion of his senior season, Brian was honored with the William Cole Award as Maryland’s best midfielder. Brian was then selected as the #64 pick in the MLL draft by the Chesapeake Bayhawks.

Brian started coaching in 2009. Brian has been the head coach of the 3d 2019 Select team leading them to multiple Championships over a span of three seasons.

In 2016, Brian became the defensive coordinator at La Costa Canyon High School. In his first season, Brian led a defense that gave up a CIF-low of 6.7 goals per game. The Mavericks capped their historic season by winning the CIF Championship & receiving a #2 ranking in California.