Cooper Belyea was hired as an assistant baseball coach at Washington College during the summer of 2016 and was named the recruiting coordinator in the fall of 2017.
Belyea spent the 2015-16 season as an assistant coach and junior varsity head coach at his alma mater, Ithaca College. He worked with catchers on their positional development, assisted with daily coaching duties, and aided in recruiting. As junior varsity head coach, he ran all aspects of the Bombers' junior varsity program.
During the summer of 2016, Belyea served as an assistant coach with the Newark Pilots of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, again with an emphasis on the development of the team's catchers. He also worked several summers for Ithaca's Baseball Prospect Players Camps and worked as an equipment manager at Ithaca's Athletics & Events Center while a student.
Belyea played four years of varsity baseball for the Bombers, starting at catcher and earning All-Empire 8 honors as a junior. Off the field, Belyea helped raised $34,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as a team leader and was a volunteer for the annual Walk-a-thon conducted by the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes.
Belyea earned his B.S. in Sport Management from Ithaca in December 2015.