Kip Turner, a two-time USILA All-American goalie for theUniversity of Virginia, joined the Brown coaching staff as anassistant in 2010. In 2011, Turner was promoted to firstassistant coach of the Brown men's lacrosse team by head coach LarsTiffany.
"The strength of a coaching staff can be measured in a multipleof ways, but perhaps the most important category is the number ofyears together," said Tiffany. "The consistency that hasresulted from the four year duration Kip and I have beenrecruiting, teaching and training together cannot beunderestimated. Kip's steadfastness with his commitment tothe greatness of Brown Lacrosse is paying off big dividends for allof us. The successes realized with the team that are directlyrelated to his coaching have not solely occurred with thegoalies. Along with guiding several of our keepers to All-Ivyhonors, Kip has been integral with the production of many of ourmen. To say I feel fortunate to have had Kip here these fouryears is an understatement: we are fortunate to havehim."
At Brown, Turner helped develop All-Ivy goalies Matt Chriss andWill Round, as well as a slew of young goalkeepers on the Bearssquad, including Jack Kelly '16, who led the Ivy Leaguewith11.21saves per game, ninth best in the nation, in 2014.
Turner has continued to practice his trade in the professionalranks, leading the Chesapeake Bayhawks to two consecutive MLLChampionships in 2012 and 2013. Turner was also selected thestarting goalie in the MLL All-Star game in 2013.
Turner was selected second overall in the Major League Lacrossedraft by the Boston Cannons, the highest goalie ever picked in adraft. He made an immediate impact, being named theCannons’ Defensive MVP in 2008. A three-time MLL DefensivePlayer of the Week in 2010, Turner was named the MLL Goalkeeper ofthe Year for his outstanding play.
A 2007 graduate of the University of Virginia with a BA inGovernment, Turner was a four-year lettermen for the Cavaliersunder head coach Dom Starsia. He was the UVA defensive MVP in2006, leading the Cavaliers to the ACC Championship and NCAAtitle. Turner was an All-ACC first team selection in 2007,and named to the All-ACC Tournament team in 2006 and 2007.
He and his wife, Emy Deyhle, reside in Providence, R.I.