RAYS Hire Coach To Lead North Location


After an extensive search we have hired Coach Ron Turner to Lead our North pool, starting July 1st.

We are planning a welcome party for Coach Ron for July and all are invited to come.

Coach Ron's Bio

No stranger to swimming in the Atlanta area, Coach Ron Turner started with the Stingrays in May 2011 after a very successful stint in China coaching Chinese National Team and World Championship swimmers. Coach Ron brings 25 years of coaching to the Rays, having coached at every level of swimming, from club to collegiate to Olympic qualifiers.

A 2001 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Ron was a 2007 USA National Team Coach, and coach on the 2007 USA Pan-American Games Team in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He also was a coach at the 2007 World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. Coach Ron has been a 2-time Coach of the Year in North Carolina as well as YMCA National Coach of the Year in 2006. He received the ASCA Certificate of Excellence in 2006, and has been a keynote speaker at numerous clinics all over the world.

Coach Ron is an ASCA Level 5 Coach, and looks forward to share his knowledge and expertise with all of our Stingrays swimmers, families, and coaches!