TAG: Ed Cooley

College / Nov 22, 2011 / 2:30 pm

Providence Coach Ed Cooley Has The Friars Dreaming Big

Ed Cooley

Ed Cooley (photo. Providence Athletics)

After Providence’s 80-72 road victory over Fairfield on Nov. 14, Friars first-year head coach Ed Cooley described the win as “bittersweet.”

In first five seasons as a head coach, Cooley turned a 13-19 Fairfield team in his first season into a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference-best 25-8 in his final year, and had the Stags within two wins of an automatic birth to the NCAA Tournament. The way he turned around Fairfield is exactly why Providence wanted Cooley to return to his hometown this spring to coach his beloved Friars. Read More »