Pitching coach Russell Cooper enters his second season as anassistant coach on the Washington University in St. Louis softballstaff.
Cooper has been invovled in competitive softball for 30+ years,including 12 years in the United States. Formerly from New Zealand,he was an ASA All-American pitcher and was an advisor to theCanadian national program where he developed various pitchingprograms.
Cooper was also an advisor to the Canadian national CANpitchprogram. He has coached the St. Louis Chaos ASA travel team,earning two runner-up finishes in 16U. Cooper was the pitchingcoach for New Zealand Junior National team during the 2013 WorldChampionship games.