Kip Turner, a two-time USILA All-American goalie for the University of Virginia who joined the Brown coaching staff as an asistant in 2010, was recently promoted to first assistant coach of the Brown men's lacrosse team in an announcement made by head coach Lars Tiffany.
"Kip has been an outstanding goalie coach and a great role model in his first year with the Brown Lacrosse program," said Tiffany. "He has proven himself to be a valuable asset to the men, to the program and to me. Increasing the responsibilities and the role Kip undertakes at Brown is a well earned advancement and a natural next step."
A 2007 graduate of the University of Virginia with a BA in Government, Turner was a four-year lettermen for the Cavaliers. He was the UVA defensive MVP in 2006, leading the Cavaliers to the ACC Championship and NCAA title. Turner was an All-ACC first team selection in 2007, and named to the All-ACC Tournament team in 2006 and 2007.
Turner also enjoyed a successful professional career after he was selected second overall in the Major League Lacrosse draft by the Boston Cannons, the highest goalie ever picked in a draft. He made an immediate impact, being named the Cannons’ Defensive MVP in 2008. A three-time MLL Defensive Player of the Week in 2010, Turner was named the MLL Goalkeeper of the Year for his outstanding play.