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Christy Cooper joined the Hotchkiss faculty in the fall of 1988 as an instructor in English. Throughout her tenure at Hotchkiss, Ms. Cooper has coached varsity soccer, varsity and JV ice hockey and softball. She is currently the head coach of the girls varsity soccer team. She and her husband, John, an instructor in mathematics, enjoyed dorm parenting in both Buehler and Van Santvoord Halls, where they raised their daughters, Corey '08 and Brady '11. Ms. Cooper has served in both teaching and administrative posts throughout her career, acting as dean of students, dean of dormitory life, and class dean to the Classes of '04, '13 and '18, in addition to working as an English instructor. Before joining the Hotchkiss community, she taught in both public and private schools. She earned her B.A. from St. Lawrence University and her M.A. from the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. She and John currently live off campus and enjoy participating in the residential program as members of the Main Building duty team.