ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Ed Cooley

Woonsocket Call

HIGHER ED: PC basketball head coach Ed Cooley visits Lincoln High

LINCOLN – Ed Cooley’s trademark charismatic personality was on full display as the Naismith National College Basketball Coach of the Year spoke to the entire Lincoln High School student body on the turf at Ferguson Field Wednesday morning. “I appreciate being here with you,” said Cooley. The...
Picture for HIGHER ED: PC basketball head coach Ed Cooley visits Lincoln High
The Providence Journal

PC men's basketball coach Ed Cooley is given the keys to the city of Providence

PROVIDENCE — Ed Cooley was presented with a key to the city on Tuesday, an honor reserved in historic terms for the most valued or trusted members of a certain community. What the Providence College men’s basketball coach represents is the notion of possibility. A public school kid who grew up uncertain at times where he would sleep on a given night has ascended to and thrived in one of the most high-profile jobs he could have ever wished to hold.
Picture for PC men's basketball coach Ed Cooley is given the keys to the city of Providence
RELATED CHANNELS
rimonthly.com

Providence Friars’ Coach Ed Cooley to Receive Key to the City

The Providence Friars may not be taking the NCAA trophy home this year, but their head coach, Ed Cooley, is still getting a pretty cool prize: the key to the Creative Capital. We’d say it’s well-deserved after the year he’s had, which included a 27-6 season (tied for the second highest single season win total in the program’s history), a No.4 seed (the Friars’ highest seed ever) and advancement to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen (the team’s first appearance in twenty-five years). Even more impressive, Cooley was named BIG EAST Coach of the Year in March and was the recipient of the Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year award in April. He is the first Friars coach to attain such honors. (You can learn more about Cooley’s career prior to his eleven seasons with Providence in our profile here).
Providence, Rhode Island

Mayor Elorza Presents Providence College Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley with Key to the City

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Former Rhode Island State Senator Harold Metts, Providence Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez, Providence College Men’s Basketball Players, and Providence Public School District students to present a Key to the City to local icon and Providence College Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley. Coach Cooley led Providence College to the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Division I Sweet Sixteen Tournament and No. 4 seed and was named Naismith Coach of the Year.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
WPRI

Brendan hosts Da Vinci Center event honoring Ed Cooley

For decades the mission of the DaVinci Center has, per their website, been to improve the quality of life for the residents in the North End of Providence by providing, or helping to bring about, a broad array of quality services and neighborhood improvement projects that respond to the needs of the community.
Cowl

Sit-down with Friars Head Coach Ed Cooley

We are now into the month of May, and it has been over a month since the Providence College men’s basketball team had their historic year come to an end against the eventual champions, Kansas University. It ended with the first Big East regular season title in program history,...
UC Daily Campus

Point/Counterpoint: Was Ed Cooley deserving of Coach of the Year?

This Sunday, it was announced that Providence College men’s basketball head coach Ed Cooley was named the Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year, making him the first Friar to earn this prestigious honor. Providence finished the year 27-6, taking sole possession of the Big East regular season title. The Friars earned their highest seeding in the NCAA Tournament ever this year, coming in at a No. 4 seed and made a trip to the Sweet Sixteen, falling to eventual champion Kansas Jayhawk’s. Cooley definitely is a great coach, but was he deserving of this esteemed award? Writers Jonathan Synott and Stratton Stave debate:
bigeastcoastbias.com

Ed Cooley Named Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year

On Sunday morning, Providence head coach was named the Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year. Cooley was previously named Big East Coach of the Year in March. He became the first Providence coach to win either award. Other finalists included Arizona’s Tommy Lloyd, Wisconsin’s Greg Gard, and Texas...
Boston

Providence’s Ed Cooley earns Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year honors

He's the first coach in program history to garner such recognition. Providence men’s basketball’s Ed Cooley is officially the Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year. Cooley, who guided the Friars to their first Big East regular-season title, is the first coach in program history to receive the award. He’s also the first Friar to earn national coach of the year accolades since Rick Pitino was named NABC Coach of the Year in 1987.
ABC6.com

Ed Cooley named Naismith National Coach of the Year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- Ed Cooley was named the Naismith National Coach of the Year on Sunday morning. Cooley led the Providence College Friars to their first ever Big East regular season title this season. The Friars were able to make it to the Sweet Sixteen in the 2022 NCAA Tournament,...