Coach Thompson returned to his Alma Matter in 2014 after working for 4 years at Fairfield High School. Coach Thompson has 13 years of basketball coaching experience, having served as a varsity assistant and head junior varsity coach at Fairfield High School previously to making the switch to coaching football prior to the 2014 season. Patrick will serve as the head JV football coach and will work specifically with the defensive line.
Patrick graduated from Mid-America College of Mortuary Science in 1997 and worked full time for Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral homes from 1998-2010 and still works part time for his family business today. Coach Thompson returned to school and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from Indiana University South Bend in 2010.
Coach Thompson is a 1994 NorthWood High School Graduate and received varsity letters in basketball and football. Patrick received the Most Improved Award as a senior member of the 1993 State Runner Up football team.
Patrick currently lives in Nappanee with his wife Jen and their three children, Trot, Lily, and Grace.