Mitch Thomas begins his first season as an assistant softball coach at Washington University in St. Louis.
Thomas arrives at Washington U. after serving as six seasons as head coach of St. Louis Pride 18U and volunteer coach at Timberland High School. He guided the St. Louis Pride to a ninth place finish at the 2013 USSSA Disney World Series and a 12th place finish in 2012.
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 (17), Brayden (8) and Aubrey (4). Katlyn is a high school senior and signed to play softball at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.