Coach Thomas has rich history of coaching basketball. He is a veteran of the game. He has been connected to ,Woodinville Basketball in some way, shape, or form for the past several years most recently as a coach in the Liberty high school boys program He has coached at various levels across the state for the past 25 years. He has worked with youth programs at the YMCA, here at Emerald City, and Puget Sound Flight in Redmond. He has coached at Puyallup High School, Tahoma High School, Lake Washington High School, and Forest Ridge High School. Coach Thomas resides in Issaquah and works during the day at Costco. He is one of eleven siblings and has a twin sister by the name of Benita. He grew up in Baker City, Oregon and. is a long time resident of the Northwest. Last of all, Coach Bernard is officially a grandfather.