Ivan Thomas
Ivan  Thomas

Last College:
VCU '97

Assistant Coach


Ivan Thomas enters his third season at Providence College. Thomas came to Providence College after serving as a head high school basketball coach for 13 years and as an AAU coach for the Boo Williams 17U Team for 13 years. He spent his first season with the Friars as the Associate Director of Player Development/Video Operations. In June of 2016 he was promoted to Assistant Coach.

In 2008, he became the head coach of Kecoughtan High School (Hampton, Va.) where he coached for seven years, registering a 127-60 mark. In 2010 and 2012, Thomas led Kecoughtan to the Peninsula District title. Prior to coaching at Kecoughtan, he guided the T.C. Williams High School (Alexandria, Va.) boys basketball team (2005-08). In Thomas' three seasons at T.C. Williams High School, his teams posted a 75-9 mark and won the District title each season, including 2008 when the squad captured the state title and he was named Virginia Coach of the Year. In 2002, Thomas was named the head coach at Edison High School in Alexandria, Va. He coached Edison for three seasons. His first coaching position was at Schaumburg High School in Schaumburg, Ill. He was an assistant coach at Schaumburg for three years (1999-01), including 2000 when the team captured the Illinois State title.

Thomas received his master's degree in guidance and counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University `99 and his master's degree in educational leadership from George Mason University `03, as well as his bachelor's degree in sociology from VCU `97. Thomas was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. He is married to Dr. Jennifer Miles-Thomas, and they have three children, Christopher, Taylor, and Jordan Thomas.

FAMILY: Wife, Dr. Jennifer Miles-Thomas; Daughters, Taylor (14), Jordan (11); Son, Christopher (19) HIGH SCHOOL: Norview `93 COLLEGE: George Mason `03 - Master's Degree in Educational Leadership Virginia Commonwealth `99 - Master's Degree in Guidance and Counseling Virginia Commonwealth `97 - Bachelor's Degree in Sociology EXPERIENCE:
Assistant Coach, Providence College, 2016-Present Associate Director of Player Development/Video Operations, 2015-16 Head Coach, Boo Williams 17U Team, 2002-15 Head Coach, Kecoughtan High School, 2008-15 Head Coach, T.C. Williams High School, 2005-08 Head Coach, Edison High School, 2002-05 Assistant Coach, Schaumburg High School, 1997-00
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