Josh Cooperwood joined the Tennessee State women's basketball staff during the summer of 2013, a year removed from working with the men's team and recieving his diploma from TSU in the spring.
With the Lady Tigers, Cooperwood will handle all operational duties that include securing travel plans, setting practice times and handling day-to-day responsibilities within the program.
The Nashville native spent two seasons with the Tigers men's basketball program from 2001 until 2003. After completing his eligibility at TSU, Cooperwood started his professional career with the Windsor Drive in Canada.
From there, Cooperwood spent a season for Maccabi Qiryat Biallik before returning to Nashville in 2005. After his brief stint back in the United States, Cooperwood played six seasons overseas.
He finished his career with the Saba Caspian Mehr in Iran. In his final season, Cooperwood averaged 17.1 points, 5.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game.
Cooperwood will assist current student-athletes with their progress and can provide a unique perspective after spending two seasons in a Big Blue uniform and eight professionally.