SoCal Bulls Founder and President
Head Coach La Costa Canyon, University of Maryland & 7-year professional veteran
Kevin Cooper Bio
Kevin started playing lacrosse in 3rd grade in Crofton, Maryland. He led the Crofton Cardinals to their
Kevin was fortunate enough to receive a scholarship to play lacrosse at the University of Maryland and went on to help the team to two National Championship appearances in 2011 and 2012. As a sophomore in
Kevin was selected with the 16th overall pick in the 2013 MLL draft to his hometown team, the Chesapeake Bayhawks. In Kevin’s rookie debut he scored 3 goals and an assist to earn Player of the Game honors as well as MLL Rookie of the Week. Later that season the Chesapeake Bayhawks
Kevin has been Head Coach at La Costa Canyon for the past 4 seasons accumulating a 54-12 record as well as the 2017 San Diego CIF Championship & Coach of the Year award in his first year with the program. Kevin has also served as a youth lacrosse and an Assistant High School Coach in the Southern California area over the last five years before taking over at La Costa Canyon in 2017. In 2014-15 he was an offensive coordinator for Poway High School helping them win the 2015 CIF San Diego Championship in an upset victory over Torrey Pines. In 2016 Coach Cooper began to coach San Marcos High School as an assistant under his great friend and mentor, Mike Mathai. The Knights went 3-13 the year before and in one year Coach, Cooper helped led them to their first-ever CIF D1 Championship berth. Kevin’s passion in life is teaching and playing the game of lacrosse to the youth and high school players of San Diego & beyond. Since moving to California in 2014, he has helped over 90 young men go on to pursues their dreams of playing college lacrosse & over 65 Bulls players since starting the program in 2018!!! Kevin is 29 years old and resides in Encinitas, California.