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Chris Thomas (basketball coach)

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Nationality  American
College  Dayton
Height  1.91 m
Position  Coach
Listed height  6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
2000–2003  Dayton (asst.)
Education  University of Dayton
League  ASEAN Basketball League
High school  Alter (Kettering, Ohio)

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Chris Thomas is an American professional basketball coach, currently serving as the head coach for the Westports Malaysia Dragons of the ASEAN Basketball League. He has experience assisting for several college basketball teams, most notably the Miami RedHawks, and the Slovenia national basketball team.


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Early life

Thomas was brought up in Kettering, Ohio. He attended Archbishop Alter High School in his hometown and led the basketball team to a state title as a senior. Thomas was a member of the varsity team for two seasons.

Coaching career

While as an undergraduate at the University of Dayton, Thomas worked with the college's basketball team for three years. He helped the coaching staff with player workouts and had roles such running video exchange, maintaining the video library, and writing opponent scouting reports. In 2003, Thomas joined the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he assumed the position of head assistant coach. While at the school, he was also the recruiting and academic coordinator. He had the additional responsibility of scouting the team's opponents. In August 2015, Thomas became a part of the coaching staff for the RedHawks of Miami University. He assumed the role as administrative assistant and helped the team by overseeing film exchange, film edits, study tables, and travel arrangements. While Thomas was at Miami, the team won the Mid-American Conference Tournament and appeared in the 2007 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. Following his tenure with Miami, Thomas spent time with the Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, and Utah Jazz, as an NBA scout. He worked with the Slovenia national basketball team for two summers as an assistant coach. In September 2015, Thomas joined the Orangeville A's of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL) as a head coach. In September 2016, Thomas joined the Westports Malaysia Dragons of the ASEAN Basketball League as their new head coach.


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