Hometown: Salem, Oregon
Coaching License(s): USSF “D”
Coaching History: Thomas spent three years with West Salem high School boys varsity program as an assistant and is currently the coach of CFC Atletica, Salem’s first and only women’s semi-professional soccer team.
Bio: Thomas was born and raised in Salem, Oregon where he graduated from Sprague High School in 2005. He played club soccer with Salem United, now Capital Futbol Club, and played at Linfield and Azuza Pacific during his college career, winning the national championship in 2007.
Post college, Thomas was selected for a professional tour in Belgium with games against @kvmechelen, @rcsc.officiel, and @kvcwesterlo of Belgian Premier League and then entered pre-season with the Portland Timbers (@timbersfc) ; later joining the inaugural Portland Timbers U23 team. From there, he signed with Real Maryland of the United Soccer League and later played professional indoor soccer with the Kitsap Pumas.
When not playing or coaching, Thomas is likely spending time with his wife, and they’ll likely have their two dogs with them wherever they go too.