Cooper PYLECrew USA-15United States
Cooper is from Phoenix, New York, United States and is a member of Sea Scout Ship 876 of the Longhouse Council. He has been active in scouting for 12 years and has earned the rank of Life Scout. He will graduate in 2019 from Charles Baker High School.
He is almost a lifelong Scout. He is in many volunteer activities such as Scouting and Ducks Unlimited, which has helped him to help others throughout his life. Academically he is a driven student and always tries his best, he is on the Varsity Track team at his school as a sprinter. Recently he has helped in a Honeywell project to help create wildlife areas along the shores of Onondaga Lake, previously one of the most polluted lakes in America, as well as volunteering at a senior care center.
He feels that the Koch Cup he is an amazing opportunity that has been presented to him by Scouting. This trip will provide a chance to connect with more Sea Scouts from across the world, and will give him and his sailing partner a chance to prove themselves on the course as sailors.
He has been sailing for almost 9 years and it has become a life passion of his as he grew up on boats and around the water. He has rzced in Lasers, and FJs.