Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas (born September 14, 1984)

Current position: Interim head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Richmond Spiders
Current conference: Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)
Richmond record: 2-4 (.333)
Overall record: 2-4 (.333)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Richmond
2022-2023 Richmond (asst)
2017-2022 Campbell (assoc. HC)
2013-2017 Campbell (asst)
2008-2013 Richmond (DBO)
2007-2008 Eastern Kentucky (asst. DBO)

Peter Thomas Facts

  • Peter Thomas
  • Born September 14, 1984
  • Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Alma Mater: University of Richmond (BA, 2007) / Eastern Kentucky University (MA, 2009)
  • The Arkansas-native was initially a walk-on at Richmond, spending two years playing for Jerry Wainwright before earning a scholarship his junior year from new head coach Chris Mooney
    • Started 60 games in his final two years, serving as team captain as a senior in 2006-07
  • Started his coaching career at Eastern Kentucky, working as an operations assistant under head coach Jeff Neubauer
  • Returned to his alma mater in 2008 and spent five years on staff as Chris Mooney‘s director of basketball ops
  • Left in 2013 to join the staff at Campbell with newly-hired head coach Kevin McGeehan, who had worked with Thomas at Richmond
    • Spent nine years with the Camels, the last five as associate head coach; part of three postseason bids and one Big South title
  • Came back to Richmond once again in 2022 to become an assistant coach under Chris Mooney

Peter Thomas Coaching Tree

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