Kevin Cooper, a Houston native, began working in the sports industry upon graduating from Syracuse University in 2001. He interned in the New York Giants public relations department before moving to the expansion Houston Texans in 2002.
While with the Texans, Kevin contributed to the department’s success as he worked his way up to the Senior Director of Communications in 2010.
The Texans won the Pete Rozelle Award, which is voted on the Pro Football Writers Association, recognizing the NFL’s outstanding media relations department that went above and beyond to serve the media four times during his time with the Texans.
Kevin was selected by the Texans to attend the Stanford Enrichment Program for managers, which was set up to find talented managers in the industry in 2006. He was selected by the NFL to work seven Super Bowls during his NFL career.
After his 15th season in the NFL, Kevin joined the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee in January 2016 where he was the Senior Director of Media Relations. He oversaw a successful PR campaign that highlighted Houston on the world’s stage in preparation for Super Bowl LI.
Kevin obtained his broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse in 2001. He resides in Pearland, Texas, with wife Allison, daughter, Alexa, and son, Robinson.