Jun 1, 2021
Gatorade National High School Coach of the Year - feat Gonzaga College HS Coach Steve Turner
Coach Turner has been the head coach at Gonzaga College High School in downtown Washington, DC since 2004. Coach Turner was honored with the 2017 Gatorade National Coach of the Year Award. He has coached players who have played at Duke, UNC, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Harvard, Michigan, Cornell, Brown, Miami, and many more programs at all levels. I was an assistant on Coach Turner’s staff for two years and during those years had the privilege to coach eventual NCAA Tournament Legend, Villanova’s Kris Jenkins. In this episode Coach Turner discusses coaching in the best high school basketball conference in America, sending his son to prep school, the Gonzaga student section, recruiting junior high players, and much more.
*What You Will Learn:*
[2:02] Why is Gonzaga a family environment?
[9:24] What makes the WCAC the #1 high school conference in America?
[13:15] How do you judge the talent of junior high players?
[17:28] Famous Gonzaga alumni
[20:15] The talent of former basketball playe…