Chris Cooper - Founder & NFL Veteran

Our proven approach to conditioning and wellness is based on years of experience in every facet of sports and wellness. It is our goal to transform athletes both mentally and physically by providing the knowledge, tools and mindset to perform at the highest levels possible. When I was told I would never make it to the NFL, I realized it would take an uncompromising work ethic and iron will to realize my dreams. I went on to play in the Super Bowl, and that’s the type of self-determination I want to instill in the next generation of athletes.
— Chris Cooper - Founder, Cooper Sports Performacne
Oakland Raider Chris Cooper sacks tom brady, afc playoff game

Oakland Raider Chris Cooper sacks tom brady, afc playoff game

 

NFL veteran Chris Cooper knows what it means to train hard and outwork the competition on every possible level. A graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Chris earned All-American honors during his collegiate football career, landing a coveted roster spot at the East West Shrine game, a Division I all-star game. 

As a top defensive lineman, he was invited to the NFL Combine after coming out of a small Division II school and realized his NFL dreams when he was drafted in 2001. Throughout his professional football career, Chris played for the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals. He played for nine seasons and reached the highest echelon of his career when playing in Super Bowl XXXVII against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Chris is certified in PICP, Charles Poliquin Levels, I, II and III Sports Performance, Poliquin BioSignature II and Poliquin Program Design.  In his post-NFL career, Chris founded Cooper Sports Performance to serve the next generation of youth, collegiate and professional athletes.

Oakland Raider Chris Cooper sacks Steve Mcnair, AFC championship game

Oakland Raider Chris Cooper sacks Steve Mcnair, AFC championship game