John Cooper (basketball)

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John Cooper
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Miami (Ohio)
Conference Mid-American
Biographical details
Born (1969-02-16) February 16, 1969 (age 46)
Kansas City, Missouri
Playing career
Wichita State
Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)
Commodore Mustangs (Netherlands)
Position(s) Forward
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Fayetteville State (asst.)
South Carolina (asst.)
Oregon (asst.)
Auburn (asst.)
Tennessee State
Miami (Ohio)

John Anthony Cooper (born (1969-02-16)February 16, 1969) is an American college basketball coach and the current head men's basketball coach at Miami University, he accepted the position on April 6, 2012.[1] Prior to accepting the Job at Miami, Cooper was the head coach at Tennessee State University from 2009-2012.[2] He replaced Charlie Coles.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Tennessee State Tigers (Ohio Valley Conference) (2009–2012)
2009–10 Tennessee State 9–23 6–12 8th
2010–11 Tennessee State 14–16 10–8 5th
2011–12 Tennessee State 20–13 11–5 2nd CIT First Round
Tennessee State: 43–52 27–25
Miami RedHawks (Mid-American Conference) (2012–present)
2012–13 Miami 9–22 3–13 (East) 6th
2013–14 Miami 13–18 8–10 (East) 4th
2014–15 Miami 13–19 8–10 (East) 5th
Miami: 35–59 19–33
Total: 78–111

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ "John Cooper Named Miami University's Head Basketball Coach". Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "John Cooper Named TSU Men's Basketball Coach". Tennessee State Tigers Athletics. 29 March 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2010.