Mitch Thomas begins his second season as an assistant softball coach at Washington University in St. Louis.
Thomas arrived at Washington U. after serving as seven seasons as head coach of St. Louis Pride 18U and volunteer coach at Timberland High School. He guided the Pride to a fifth place finish at the USFA Nationals in 2014 and a ninth place finish at the 2013 USSSA Disney World Series. From 2013-15, he had 13 of 16 players that sign letter of intents to play college softball.
Thomas atteded Missouri Western State College from 1998-2000, and graduated with a hospitality studies degree from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park.
He works full-time at Citi Mortage Inc. and has three children: Katlyn (18), Brayden (9) and Aubrey (5). Katlyn is a freshman infielder at Division II University of Missouri-St. Louis.