Edwin Thompson is a renowned American baseball coach and former outfielder with an impressive playing career and coaching experience. He currently serves as the head baseball coach for the Georgetown Hoyas.
Thompson started his baseball career at Howard University and later transferred to the University of Maryland and Webber International University. As a player, he showcased his exceptional skills and was known for his agility on the field.
Thompson’s coaching career began in 2008 when he was hired as the head coach of the Bates Bobcats baseball team. He then coached at Duke University and Georgia State Panthers before being named head coach of the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball team in 2015. During his tenure at Eastern Kentucky, he led the team to a conference title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Thompson has been recognized for his coaching excellence, earning numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. He is known for his ability to develop players and create a positive team culture.
In addition to his coaching achievements, Thompson is a philanthropist actively involved in charitable work. He has volunteered with various organizations, including the American Cancer Society and Special Olympics.