Brook Turson
Brook Turson
Title: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Year: Fifth in 2019-20
Previous College: Ashland '15

Brook Turson is in his fifth season on the Ashland University men’s basketball staff.

In his first two seasons, Turson was a graduate assistant, overseeing the introduction of the junior varsity program. Turson is currently involved in all aspects of the men’s program.

A former guard for the Eagles (2012-15), Turson was a three-year starter and team captain. He was the second-leading scorer his senior season, which included the Eagles' first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division championship. For his career, Turson averaged nine points per game, shot nearly 38 percent from 3-point range, and twice led the Eagles in steals per game. He was selected All-GLIAC Academic his junior and senior seasons.

Turson obtained his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science (2015) and his Masters of Education (2017) from Ashland University. He started his collegiate career at Central Michigan University, then later Columbus State Community College.

Turson has spent several summers working camps across the country, including being the co-camp commissioner at Shaka Smart Basketball Camps while he was the head coach at Virginia Commonwealth. He’s also worked, and been a featured speaker, at the Next Level Basketball 419 Skills Camp.

Turson is a graduate of Plymouth High School. He scored 2,063 career points, was a three-time All-Ohio selection, and was a four-time Firelands Conference Player of the Year. He played for his father, Brad.

In June of 2018, Turson married his wife, Jennifer. The couple resides in Plymouth.