Tim Palm - Head Coach
Tim_palm@rdale.org

Tim Palm has been a committed member of Cooper High School his entire life. A graduate of Cooper High School in 1988; he was a member of both the football and baseball teams during his high school years. During his time in college, Tim was the head 9th grade football coach at Cooper. After graduating from St. Cloud State with a degree in Education, Tim worked concurrently as the 10th grade head football coach and assistant varsity baseball coach.  This experience led him to the positions of offensive coordinator for the varsity football team (until 2007) and head baseball coach (to present). Tim has been a faculty member of Cooper High in the Phy. Ed. department for 13 years.  He has been a teacher in the Robbinsdale School District for 20 years. 


Bill Rooney -Varsity Assistant
bill_rooney@rdale.org

Bill is entering his 18th season in the Cooper Hawks Baseball program.  He served his first 8 years as the JV coach, then spent 5 years as the 10th/B squad coach, and now is entering his 5th season as a Varsity assistant.  Bill is a graduate of Armstrong high school where he played baseball and hockey.  He went to Minnesota State Mankato where he earned a Health Science degree and was a 4 year letter winner in hockey.  Bill coached hockey at Cooper for 18 years.  He resides in Robbinsdale, with his wife Joanna, daughter Kendra (22) and son Trey (19).


Jason Potts - Varsity Assistant
jason_potts@rdale.org

Coach Potts is entering his 8th season as a member of the Cooper Hawks Baseball staff. He has coached the 9th grade team for 5 season and the JV team for 1 season. He is a graduate of Armstrong High School ('04) and played football and baseball. Following high school coach Potts attended Augsburg College and earned his degree in Health and Physical Education. He is finishing his Masters of Arts in Education and getting a Special Education license.  He is currently teaching Health and Physical Education at Armstrong. Away from Cooper you can find Potts out on the lakes casting for the elusive Muskie.


Tim Hanson -B Squad/JV Assistant
tim_hanson@rdale.org



Lee Spohn -B-squad/JV Head
lee_spohn@rdale.org

This is Coach Spohn's third year at Cooper High School.  Spohn is a
part of the social studies department at Cooper and teaches sections
of 12th Grade Government and 9th Grade Geography.  This will be Coach
Spohn's third season as a part of the Cooper Baseball program as well.
He graduated from Albany High School in 2009 where he played outfield
and pitcher and was a part of a state tournament baseball team as a
junior.  In college at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Spohn
played three years of division III football as a defensive back.
Outside of school and coaching, Spohn enjoys being outdoors golfing,
spending time at the lake, and being at Target Field watching the
Minnesota Twins.