Mr. Thompson grew up in Birmingham Michigan, where he began swimming at the age of 6. Throughout his school years, Mr. Thompson continued swimming, and ended his career as an Olympic Trials Qualifier and the Captain of the University of Florida swim team. After college, Mr. Thompson taught PE in OUSD for three years before coming to PBA, and brings a true love for fitness and teamwork to his work. He also shares the role of managing discipline, behavior, and wellness for students. Outside of teaching, he enjoys music, swimming, surfing, and running.