Meet The Coaches

Antwain Turner
(Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, Chaplain, and MS Basketball Coach)

Antwain Turner grew up in Atlanta, GA and graduated from Lakeside High School in 1997. Upon graduation, he later attended Savannah State University where he awarded a football scholarship and majored in Computer Information Systems. In 2002, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree at Savannah State University. Contrary to his goals in college, he decided to follow the passion God placed in his heart, which was to work with youth. He continued his education and received a Masters Degree in Ministry at Covington Theological Seminary. Antwain began his career at Bethesda Academy in August of 2002. Currently, he serves as the Chaplain, Athletic Director and the Head Football Coach and Middle School Basketball Coach. He had the privilege of pioneering the football program at Bethesda in 2004, beginning with eight-man football. As the head football coach, Antwain has led the Bethesda Blazers to winning three Region Championships and two State Runner-ups. He has had the opportunity to Coach in four All Star games. In addition, he has also earned the SCISA Region Coach-of-the-Year in 2015 and 2019. He also received the Prep Sports Report Coach of the Month for 2015, Savannah Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coach of the Month in 2016. As an Athletic Director, he has led the Bethesda Athletic Program to winning two State Championships and four State Runner-Ups in basketball, as well as one State Championship in Track-in-Field and two State Runner-Ups. He is married to Petrina Turner and they have three handsome young men, Jadon, Jordan, and Justin Turner.