Olivia Cooper

Olivia Cooper

Key info

  • Age: 25
  • Nationality: English
  • Hometown: Leeds
  • Project participation: Rugby in Africa 2018: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa


Olivia recently moved back to Leeds after two years working in retail management in London. Through her work, Olivia has managed and mentored people of all ages and backgrounds, but she particularly enjoys working with children. Rugby has always been an integral part of Olivia’s life and the sport is close to her heart.

Proud Achievement

Olivia considers embarking on the expedition with Bhubesi Pride Foundation – heading to another continent to teach a sport with which she has little playing experience – to be one of her greatest achievements.

Olivia’s Goal

“My goal is to give myself a challenge while playing my part in the development of communities in Africa.”

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