Dave Cooper enters his 11th year as track & field and cross country coach at Penn State Behrend.
Cooper previously served as the head coach for both track and field and cross country at Behrend for five seasons before transitioning to the assistant coach role in the spring of 2007.
In his five seasons at the helm, the men's and women's track and field teams set scores of records, both indoors and outdoors. Cooper's staff qualified a total of 130 athletes at the ECAC Championships. In addition to three NCAA qualifiers.
Cooper had previously served the Union City School District for 31 years. Cooper also led the school's very successful cross country program for 28 seasons.