Coach Thompson is entering his fourth year at Bixby, and his second as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Bixby High School.
Prior to Bixby High School, Coach Thompson began his strength & conditioning career in 2016 at Northeastern State University as Head Intern of Olympic Sports. He was promoted to Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Women’s Tennis, who won their fourth straight MIAA conference championship and made an appearance in the Elite 8 at the national tournament. Coach Thompson came to Bixby in 2017 as the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Bixby, working with all Olympic sports including men’s and women’s basketball, tennis, golf, soccer, softball and baseball as well as swimming. In 2018, he was promoted to the Interim Head Strength & Conditioning Coach position. Then in early 2019, was named Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Spartans.
A native of Stilwell, Oklahoma, Coach Thompson played football for Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas where he was a 2x All-KCAC Offensive Lineman and a 3x Team Captain. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Human Performance and Sports Studies in 2015. Coach Thompson is a Certified Sports Performance Coach with United States of America Weightlifting.