Charles Turner is a native of Union Point, Georgia, and has served on the GADA Board since 1990. He began his teaching and coaching career in 1975 at Oglethorpe County High School and ended it in 2004 at Cedar Shoals High School. Charles Turner has been active on the GADA Board for 19 years.
Charles received his under graduate degree in 1975 from Clark College and graduate degree in 1999 from the United States Sports Academy. He became a Certified Athletic Administrator in 1996 and a Certified Master Athletic Administrator in 2003.
- 8-AAA Athletic Director of the Year 1995
- 8-AAAA Athletic Director of the Year 1997 & 2001
- AAAA Athletic Director of the Year 1997
Charles served as president of the GADA in 2004-2005 and received the State Award of Merit in 2001 and 2005. In retirement Charles remains active with GADA as a Past President’s representative. He worked from 2005-2009 as a sales representative for Daktronics Inc. In the year 2011 Charles started his own business: CAT Sports & Marketing Group. He now represents such companies as: Business Art Design, Apex Awards, Signal Signs, Madco Sourcing, Slam Dunk Marketing, Pro Look Uniforms and Total Sports Entertainment.