Head Coach Varsity Tennis
An original member of the Upper School faculty, Albert Turner returns for his sixth season as a coach with the Eagles. In 2020, Turner will return as the head coach for the varsity tennis program. He has also coached baseball, clay targets, and archery for the Eagles. As the first varsity baseball coach, Turner guided the team to the GICAA State championship series in 2017. All told, he has 14 years of coaching experience, which include coaching football, golf, and weightlifting.
After serving as the Upper School’s first Athletics Director, he is currently the Dean of Students for the Upper School.
Turner played football at Georgia Southern University where he was a three-year starter, a team captain, and was named to the All-Conference and All-American teams. He is a graduate of Cartersville High School, where he played baseball and football and was named to the All-Region teams in both sports during his junior and senior years. His senior year, he was named to the All-State football team and was invited to play in the North/South Georgia All-Star game.
Albert, his wife Elizabeth, their son Benjamin, and their dog Scout live in East Cobb and attend East Cobb United Methodist Church. When they are relaxing, you can find all four of them fly fishing in a remote mountain stream.