Goodpasture Christian School welcomes Coach Tyler Turner and his family to the Goodpasture community. Coach Turner has been named the head football coach at Goodpasture Christian School and is looking forward to being a part of the Goodpasture football family and tradition.
Coach Turner previously served as head coach at Olive Branch High School in Mississippi during the 2017-2019 seasons and posted an overall record of 33-8. In his first season at Olive Branch, he led a team that had been 0-11 the year before to a 12-2 season record. Before Olive Branch, Coach Turner led the football team at Liberty Tech High School located in Jackson, TN, to the State Championship game against Alcoa in 2016. Coach Turner's overall record as a head coach is 58-12, and he led his teams to the State Championship game or semi-finals 4 out of the 5 years as head coach.
Goodpasture's Athletic Director and Head of Upper School, Lynn Dearing, states, "We are excited to welcome Coach Turner and his family to Goodpasture Christian School. We are confident that he will be a strong leader in our football program and we look forward to the great things that await our football program. Coach Turner is joining a strong coaching staff at Goodpasture that is committed to leading young people not only in sports but also to be men and women of Christ and valued people in our community."
We are deeply appreciative of the work of our GCS Athletic Administrators and our GCS Head Football Coaching Search Committee for bringing numerous, outstanding coaching candidates forward for consideration. Goodpasture Christian School President, Ricky Perry states, "Coach Turner has proven to be an outstanding high school head football coach at his previous head coaching appointments. His spiritual focus, relationship-building emphasis, and his appreciation for developing disciplined young men have been instrumental to the success he has enjoyed in the football communities where he has served." Mr. Perry, also added, "We are excited to have Coach Turner build upon the great foundation at Goodpasture Christian School and the Cougar Football Program. Coach Turner will be a blessing to all our young people at Goodpasture, especially our young men who wear the Cougar football uniform."