Bryce Cooper, former head coach at Roncalli High School in Indianapolis, is in his third season as an assistant coach at Butler. He assists in all aspects of training, but primarily serves as the team’s fitness, strength and conditioning trainer. He also with other coaching duties including scouting, game analysis, equipment, and recruiting.
Cooper was at the helm for the two best soccer seasons in Roncalli school history, guiding the Rebels to a two-year, 35-10-0 record, two sectional championships and two regional titles. He was named the Indianapolis Star Super Team “Coach of the Year” in 2007. Prior to taking the position at Roncalli, Cooper served as head assistant coach at Bloomington North High School, helping the Cougars to a 2005 Hoosier Cup title, a sectional title and a regional crown.
In addition to his high school coaching work, Cooper has been active on the club level. He’s coached club teams in Evansville, Greenwood and Noblesville and has been involved in the Indiana ODP for the past three years. He’s currently the Indiana Boys 97 ODP Head State Coach.
Cooper was a member of the men’s soccer team at the University of Southern Indiana, helping the Screaming Eagles to three conference tournament appearances and a 2003 national ranking. He earned a B. S. degree in 2004, and is currently attending grad level classes at IUPUI. He currently holds a USSF B license and a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. Currently Cooper is coaching at CUSC, or Carmel United Soccer Club, and also assisting with the Indiana United Development Academy teams