Girls Basketball Coach
Coach Turner brings over 10 years of coaching experience to the school. Turner played high school basketball at Escondido. He was the Cougars' co-captain and co-MVP, and was named All-Avocado League during the 1995-96 season. He also played basketball and volleyball at Palomar College Coach Turner most recently held the position of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Cal State University San Marcos in 2016/17 where he helped lead CSUSM to a 18-10 record. Before that, he served as the head boy’s varsity basketball coach at Christian Life Academy from 2009-2016 while also being Board Member for 5 years and the President/Athletic Director in 2015/16. At CLA, he led the varsity basketball team to a Citrus League championship in 2010 as well as a CIF State D-5 run. Under coach Turner, CLA won 3 league championships ( 2014, 2015, and 2016), appeared in the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championship 3 times in Springfield, Missouri, and won the 2015 D-2 Homeschool Sports California Championship. He has also been a very successful volleyball coach starting with being the boy’s varsity volleyball coach at Escondido high. He led the Cougars to two Valley League championships and won the 2000 CIF San Diego Section Division II title. That year, he was named the San Diego County High School Boy's Volleyball Coach of the Year and the North County Times Boy's Volleyball Coach of the Year. He also coached the first ever Maranatha Boys Varsity Volleyball team in 2018 leading them to a 11-10 record and their first ever playoff win.