David Palmer

David Palmer has been coaching basketball for 16 years, Lacrosse for 7 years and now this is his 1st year coaching Volleyball.  Beginning in 2000, he coached 7th grade boys’ basketball at Slidell Junior High in Slidell, Louisiana.  In 2001, he moved to Gwinnett County, Georgia and began coaching boys’ basketball at Central Gwinnett High School.    

 While at Central Gwinnett, Coach Palmer was a varsity assistant and also spent 1 year as the head freshman boys’ coach and 2 years as the JV boys’ head coach. 

 In 2004, David moved to Mill Creek High School and was a member of the inaugural boy’s coaching staff.  While at Mill Creek he worked as a lead varsity assistant as well as head JV coach for two seasons. 

Coach Palmer transitioned to coaching girls’ basketball in 2010 while still at Mill Creek.  He was the head freshman coach as well as a varsity assistant.                                             

 In 2011 Coach Palmer’s made the mover to Lanier High School as the girls head basketball coach.  


Family Life                                                                 

 David Palmer has been married for 16 years.  His wife, Jennifer, is also a teacher in Gwinnett County at Mill Creek High School.  They have four children together:  Kayla (12), Matilyn (10), David (7), and Reagan (5).  His family is very supportive and looks forward to getting involved in the Longhorn volleyball program.