Clay O’Brien Cooper

Clay O’Brien Cooper has enjoyed a 30-year career in professional rodeo during which he has earned seven world championship titles and has been a 20-time WNFR qualifier. With more than $2 million dollars in career earnings, Clay remains in the top 10 of the PRCA Career Earnings Leaders.

Clay has won every major event in team roping and is considered by most to be the greatest heeler of all time. Clay was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 1997 and is a model and inspiration for thousands of ropers.

World Championships

Team Roping: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1994

National Finals Rodeo Average Champion

Team Roping: 1985, 1994, 2007, 2012

RAM Circuit Finals Rodeo Champion

Team Roping: 1987, 1989, 1995, 1996

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Yes, Even The Champ is Aging
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Champ's Next Great One
Time to Stop the Team Roping Rut with Clay O'Brien Cooper
Summer of 2021’s Top 9 Episodes of “The Score” Podcast
Barnes, Cooper and Sherwood Drop New Video Series for Fall 2021
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Compete Like Clay O: Trust Your Team Roping Training
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Clay O's Survival Strategies
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spin to win day 2-2027
Trevor Brazile, Patrick Smith and Miles Baker Join Coaching Staff July 1
Rodeo Regrets from 8 Team Roping Pros