Thomas started the first softball team in school history at Brenau University in 2003-2004 and enters his seventh season as the head coach of the Golden Tigers. He has quickly transformed the Golden Tigers team into a conference contender. The Tigers received national recognition quickly by breaking in to the Top 30 National Rankings in NAIA, Division I in 2006, 2007, and 2008 (*only all-women's college ranked) and finished as SSAC regular season co-champions in 2009, qualifying for the NAIA National Championships as the #11 ranked team. While at Brenau, Thomas has coached 15 All Conference Selections, 22 All Academic Selections, 9 All Conference Freshman Selections, 2 NAIA All Region Selections and 1 NAIA All American Honorable Mention while at Brenau. Thomas recorded his 100th collegiate win during his fifth season and was named SSAC Coach of the Year in 2009.
Thomas coached high school softball for ten years at two different schools. His teams obtained an overall record of 209 wins and 82 losses (.718 winning percentage). During that time, his teams won 5 Region Championships and 2 Region Runner Ups; they made 1 Final Four State appearance, 3 State Final appearances and 7 State Sweet Sixteen appearances. During his tenure at each school, he set school records for wins.
He was voted Georgia Athletics Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 1999, 2002 and 2004, coached the North-South All Star Game in 2000 and was also voted the North Georgia All Area Coach of the Year in 1999, 2002 and 2004. In 2008, Thomas was inducted into the NFCA Easton Victory Club (100+ wins).