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Bryan Turner - Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Coach Bryan Turner enters the helm of Head Coach after serving for the last three years as Varsity Assistant to Coach Kelvin Lee. During those years, Turner’s responsibilities were to help shape and mold all of the basketball athletes from all levels and have them equipped and ready for varsity competition. Before St. Mary’s, Turner served as Head Basketball Coach at Gateway STEM High where he won the 2012-13 Public High League Championship & the Class 4 District 4 Championship. That same year his team would advance to the State Quarterfinals and be a couple of points shy of advancing to the State Championship Final Four. Prior to Gateway, Turner served as the last Head Basketball Coach of his alma mater Beaumont High after serving four years as Varsity Assistant. He has experience coaching alongside some of the best coaches in the area including, Richard “Bird” Hamilton and Darrly “Pee-Wee” Leonard, who also served as mentors.


A native of St. Louis, Turner was a four-year varsity starter at Beaumont High School and upon graduation became the schools All-Time Points Leader. Voted Honorable Mention All-American during his high school career, Turner became a two-year Letterman and All-American for Mineral Area Community College (MO) from 2000-2002, and two year Letterman at Southern Illinois University -Carbondale under the coaching of Bruce Weber (Kansas St) and Matt Painter (Purdue). During his career at SIUC, he compiled a record of 51-11 overall and was part of two Missouri Valley Conference Championships. Turner appeared in two NCAA Tournaments in both of his years. 


Turner earned a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale in 2005 and a Masters Degree in School Counseling from Lindenwood University (MO) in 2009. He is married to Johnicka Turner who is a graduate of Manhattanville College in Westchester NY. The Turners have a son, Nathan Nile Turner, born December 2, 2011.  


  • Joe Green -  Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Bruce Romine - JV Head Coach

  • Jermaine Smith- JV Coach

  • Patrick Brown - Freshmen Head Coach

  • Mitch McCurren - Freshmen Coach


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