Mark Cooper

Yeovil Town

Mark Cooper is a football coach serving as the 1st Team Manager of Yeovil Town Football Club.

He has previously been associated with Darlington during his career.


The current manager of Yeovil Town, Cooper signed a two-and-a-half-year deal, bringing a wealth of experience and a record of promotions from his time in the Football League and National League. His managerial career began in 2004 at Tamworth in the National League, followed by a successful tenure at Kettering Town where he achieved his first promotion, winning the Conference North title by a significant margin.

Cooper’s career continued with a brief stint at Peterborough United in the Championship before moving to Darlington, where he secured the 2010/11 FA Trophy. In July 2013, he took over as Swindon Town manager, leading them to an 8th place finish in his first season and subsequently to the League One play-off final. His most notable achievement came at Forest Green Rovers, where he guided them into the Football League for the first time, winning 101 games over five years.

After a season with Barrow AFC in League Two, Cooper has now taken up the managerial position at Yeovil Town, aiming to apply his extensive experience and success in promotion campaigns to his new role in Somerset.



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