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John Cooper joined the Hotchkiss faculty in the fall of 1988, having previously taught and coached at both The Rectory School and TASIS-England. He began his girls hockey coaching career at St. Lawrence University, where, as a senior, he joined the St. Lawrence Women’s Hockey coaching staff. Mr. Cooper has been coaching the Hotchkiss girls varsity hockey team since 1988. In addition to coaching hockey, Mr. Cooper served as an assistant coach of the boys varsity lacrosse team from 1990-2014. He and his wife, Christy, an instructor in English, girls varsity soccer head coach, and dean of the class of 2018, enjoyed dorm parenting in both Buehler and Van Santvoord Halls, where they raised their daughters, Corey '08 and Brady '11. He earned his B.S. in psychology from St. Lawrence University and his B.A. in mathematics from the University of Hartford. He and Christy currently live off campus and enjoy participating in the residential program as members of the Main Building duty team.