Academy Teams

Matthew Cooper

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Defender

Position: Defender
Jersey No.: 3
Height: 5-11
Weight: 158 lbs.
Date of Birth: March 8, 1995 
Place of Birth: Worcester, Mass.
Hometown: Londonderry, N.H. 
High School: Londonderry High School
Youth Club Team: Seacoast United
Status: Under-18 roster
Email: mattcooper95@hotmail.com

2011-12: Recipient of the Coaches’ Award. Led the team with 2,272 minutes played. Made 29 appearances, including 28 starts, with the Under-16 team. Scored one goal: the game-winner against Baltimore Bays Chelsea (April 29). Added two assists: against Empire United (May 5) and South Central Premier (May 12). Made three appearances, all starts, during the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase (Dec. 3-6) in Sarasota, Fla. Traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 2012 Future Champions Gauteng tournament (March 26-31). Made five appearances, all starts. Made three appearances, all starts, and played every minute during the Development Academy Playoffs (June 26-29) in Frisco, Texas.

HIGH SCHOOL: Is a senior at Londonderry High School (Londonderry, N.H.) … played three seasons before the Development Academy moved to a 10-month season, serving as captain in 2011 … earned 2011 first-team all-state and all-division I honors … was a 2011 Eagle-Tribune and Union Leader all-star selection.

Before Revs: Was a member of Seacoast United for two seasons, serving as captain.

Personal: Matthew Cooper … is the son of James and Patty Cooper … has two brothers, Jimmy (20) and Patrick (13) … lists Patrice Evra, Carles Puyol and Nemanja Vidic among his favorite professional soccer players … supports Barcelona, Juventus and Manchester United … also follows the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots … enjoys playing guitar and piano.