James Cooper


James Cooper is the academic advisor for Kinesiology and Nutrition. James has spent the last 10 years in areas of Student Services in Higher Education. Prior to coming to ACU, James was an athletic director at City Colleges of Chicago, and coached high school football and track and field. James completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Illinois in Champaign - Urbana. At the University of Illinois, James was also the Senior Captain of the football team. During his time in athletics, James won a championship, coached a championship winning team, and led a program to a championship as an Athletic Director. James loves to compete and win. 

Top 5 Strengths: 

  • Adaptability
  • Relator
  • Positivity
  • Maximizer
  • Strategic