Chase Turner has competed for Team USA for the last eight years.
It is her fourth selection in the past five years.
A member of the USA National men's softball team, Chase Turner joined the Spartans' softball coaching staff as an assistant coach in 2010. His primary responsibilities include hitting coach and working defensively with the team's outfielders.
Through his mentoring, the Spartans have finished ranked in the top-10 in the nation in hitting in two of the last three years. His tutelage has led the Spartan hitters to set program records in team batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage, runs, hits, doubles, home runs, RBIs, walks, and total bases.
In the first four years in the Mountain West (MW), 16 of his hitters have been designated All-Mountain West, have earned nine MW Hitter of the Week hohors, five National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Pacific Region accolades and one NFCA National Player of the Week and USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week recognition.
Turner has been a USA Softball National team member since 2008, when he won the first of two American Softball Association (ASA) ‘A’ National Championships. He has also competed for USA Softball since the 2008 Tri-Nations Tournament in Saskatoon, Canada. In 2009, he returned to Saskatoon to compete for the United States in the International Softball Federation's World Championship, and in 2010 earned his second ASA `A' National Championship.
Turner is a 2009 graduate of Sacramento State, where he earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science. He received his Master's degree in kinesiology from San José State in December 2012.
A native of Stockton, Calif., and the son of head coach Peter Turner, he currently resides in San Jose.