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International star named soccer coach
Skidmores new head coach for womens soccer is an experienced educator with superb athletic, coaching, and academic credentials, according to Jeffrey Segrave, athletics director.
Sarah Cooper was a ten-year member of the Australian national womens soccer team, competing in fifty-five international matches and in the 1995 and 1999 World Cup championships. In 1999 and 2000, she played in exhibition games on the World All-Stars team.
Cooper spent the past two years as an assistant coach in Division I soccer and womens lacrosse at Long Island University. She was the first woman to be awarded a coaching scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport, that nations Olympic training center. WJ