Al Gover
Al Gover
Title: Somerset Men's Basketball, Head Coach
Phone: (606) 271-2154

Coach Al Gover takes the helm in the inuagural season of men's basketball at Campbellsville University Somerset. 

Coach Gover attended Somerset High School from 1978-1981 where he participated in both basketball and baseball during his years there. After graduation he signed with  Union College in Barbourville,Ky to play basketball at the collegiate level. Coach Gover enjoyed a very successful career while at Union starting four years at point guard for the bulldogs and becoming the seventh all-time leading scorer in Union College history. He currently stands at number eleven on the all-time list. When his playing days were over he became a student assistant coach under head coach Bill Peterson while finishing up his education degree there. After graduation he began his teaching and coaching career in the Somerset Independent School system where he was an assistant coach for men's basketball for eight years before becoming the head coach in 1995-96. He then excepted the basketball coaching job at Pulaski county high school in 1996 where he remained coach through the 2001 season. He then was out of coaching for seven years where he stayed on and taught health and physical education. In 2008 he was again offered the coaching position at Pulaski County high school where he remained until 2014. He finished his teaching career in October of 2017 when he retired from the public school. He excepted the Campbellsville University Somerset head coaching position in april of 2018 and is not only beginning his first year as coach there but also beginning his first year as a collegiate head coach.

He is married to Shelley Sears Gover and together they have two beautiful children. Peyton who is 20 and Hollyn who is 14. God has truly blessed him and his family through the years and he gives all praise, glory, and honor to his lord and savior Jesus Christ.