Antonio Turner

Antonio Turner - Football - Ohio State Buckeyes

position Associate Director, Strength and Conditioning

Turner arrives at The Ohio State University after spending a season in the SEC as a member of the Ole Miss Football team, where he held the role of assistant strength and conditioning coach. The team finished 8-5 participating in the Texas Tax Act bowl.
Turner spent a season as Director of Football Sports Performance at the University of Massachusetts. Prior to UMASS, Turner made stops at theUniversity of Florida, where he held the role of assistant strength and conditioning coach and worked with the Florida Gators football program. During his season in Gainesville, Turner helped Florida earn an 8-4 record, reach the SEC Championship Game, play in the 2020 Cotton Bowl and finish as the No. 12 team in the nation.

Prior to his appointment at Florida, Turner spent 2019 as a member of the strength and conditioning staff at Iowa State. While with the Cyclones, he worked specifically with the Cyclones football team as the season culminated in an appearance in the Camping World Bowl against Notre Dame.

Turner worked for three seasons as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Maryland between 2016-18. During his time with the Terrapins, Turner worked specifically with the football student-athletes. Prior to his arrival in College Park, Turner earned his start in collegiate football strength and conditioning as an intern with the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Turner earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science from Malone University (Ohio) in 2015 and was a member of the Malone football team. He holds NSCA and CSCCA certifications and recently published an article on Sorinex titled The Importance of Having A Disciplined Team.