Cooper is an account executive and marketing coordinator for Nelligan Sports Marketing, specializing in the corporate sponsorship account for Princeton University athletics. She oversees sponsorship sales, manages marketing requirements and develops client relationships for all 38 Tiger sports. In addition to creating stadium signage and coordinating radio broadcasts and hospitality events, she also manages game-day marketing operations for football and men's basketball and develops proposals and contracts for prospective clients.
Cooper joined Nelligan in 2010 after spending two years as the event coordinator for the 2010 NCAA men's basketball first and second round games hosted by Providence College at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.
A middle blocker/right side for the Irish, Cooper earned four monograms in volleyball under head coach Debbie Brown from 2002-05. The team captured BIG EAST titles and advanced to the NCAA Tournament in each of Cooper's four seasons on the court. Her nine kills and eight blocks against Northwestern in the second round of the 2005 NCAA championship helped the Irish advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since the 1997 season.
Cooper graduated from Notre Dame in 2006 with a dual degree in marketing and psychology. After spending a year as a strength & conditioning coach at the University of Cincinnati, she earned her master's of science in sport management from the University of Tennessee in 2008, where she served as a strength & conditioning graduate assistant while completing her degree.
Originally from Houston, Texas, Cooper resides in Princeton, N.J.