Jeremy Cook Named Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Philadelphia - Jeremy Cook has been named assistant field hockey coach at the University of Pennsylvania. Cook comes to Penn after spending time as an assistant at Drexel, American and Cornell.

A 2002 graduate of Drexel University, Crook served as assistant coach for the Dragons from August 2000 to June 2002. He helped coach the Dragons to a 13-7 record in 2000 and a third-place finish in the America East Conference, the team’s best finish since 1992.

Cook began his coaching career at Cornell where he served as assistant coach and taught physical education. Cook worked with the Big Red for two seasons before traveling to American University, where he spent one season as an assistant to the 2004 NFHCA Division I Coach of the Year Steve Jennings.

Cook is a member of the Philadelphia Regional Training Center coaching staff and has coached the X-Calibur Field Hockey Club and the Philadelphia Women’s Team for the American Premier League for indoor hockey. He has been involved with numerous USFHA Futures regions since 1992 and has coached at summer camps across the country.

He is a member of the U.S. National Indoor team and played on the U.S. National team from 1996-2000. Cook was a member of the Under-21 team from 1991-95 and played for Hockey Club Rotterdam from 1995-97.

The Penn field hockey team concluded the 2004 season with a 13-4 record and earned a share of the Ivy League Championship, going 6-1 in Ancient Eight action. Four Quakers earned All-Ivy honors and Melissa Black Rookie of the Year, while Lea Salese was named Most Valuable Player of Philadelphia City 6 and three Quakers garnered All-City 6 honors.

Written by Heather Palmer, associate director of athletic communications