FRANCIS EDWARD THOMAS

Associate Department Head and Chair

Physical Education Activity Program

Department of Health & Kinesiology

Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas 77843-4243

(979) 845-7430

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

††††††††††† B.S. in Public Administration and Business Administration, College of the Ozarks,

†††††††††† 1977(with honors)

††††††††††† B.S. in Physical Education, Arkansas Tech University, 1979 (with honors)

††††††††††† M.S. in Physical Education, Texas A&M University, 1980

 

EXPERIENCE

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Associate Department Head and Chair, Physical Education Activity Program, Texas A&M University

(1997 to present)

††††††††††† Interim Chair, Physical Education Activity Program, Texas A&M University

††††††††††††††††††††††† (1997)

††††††††††† Associate Chair, Physical Education Activity Program, Texas A&M University

††††††††††††††††††††††† (1994 to 1997)

††††††††††† Senior Lecturer, Department of Health and Physical Education, Texas A&M†††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††† University†††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† (1980 to present)

††††††††††† Lecturer, Department of Health and Physical Education, Texas A&M University

††††††††††††††††††††††† (1979 to 1980)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

††††††††††††††††††††††† Coach Pan American Games 2007

††††††††††† Team Leader 2007 Archery World Championships

††††††††††† Coach National Champion Collegiate Archery team 2003 - 2006

††††††††††† Nominated for Association of Former Students Award2005&2006

††††††††††† Head Coach 2004 Olympic games

††††††††††† Head Coach Turkish grand Prix 2004

††††††††††† Head Coach Italian Grand Prix 2004

Head Coach Archery World Championships 2003

Head Coach Turkish Grand Prix 2003

Head Coach Athens Olympic Test Event 2003

NAA Collegiate Coach of the Year 2003

USOC Archery Coach of the Year 2002

Coach, National Champion, Texas A&M Target Archers 1998-2003

Head Coach-Pan Am Qualifier 2002

Head Coach-Turkish Grand Prix 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head Coach ĖCroatian Grand Prix 2002

Head Coach-US World Championships 2001

Head Coach-Turkish Grand Prix 2001

Assistant Coach -US Pan American Archery Team, 1999

Assistant Coach-German Grand Prix Archery Championships, 1998

Director, Junior Olympic Development Camp, 1998

Assistant Coach-United States World Team, 1997

Assistant Coach-Russian Grand Prix, 1997

NAA Coach of the Year, 1997

South Regional Archery Coach of the Year, 1997

National Archery Coach of the Year, 1997

Coach, National Champion, Texas A&M Target Archers1996-1997

Coach, National Champion, Texas A&M Target Archers (recurve division††††††† menís/womenís coed, compound division menís/womenís coed), 1996-1997

Coach, National Champion, Texas A&M Target Archers (recurve division††††††† menís/womenís coed, compound division menís/womenís coed), 1995-1996

Coach, National Champion, Texas A&M Target Archers (recurve division††††††† menís/womenís coed, compound division menís), 1994-1995

South Region Archery Coach of the Year, 1993

Emil Mamaliga Award, Teacher of the Year, 1990

NAA Elite Archery Camp Director, 1989

NAA Coach of the Year, 1989

NAA National Level 4 Coach, 1989

South Region Archery Coach of the Year, 1989

South Region Archery Coach of the Year, 1986

Southís Sports Festival Archery Team Coach, 1982

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

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††††††††††† National Archery Association

††††††††††† American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

††††††††††† Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

 

††††††††††† Faculty Senate

††††††††††† Legislative Committee (Faculty Senate)

††††††††††† planning Committee (Faculty Senate)

††††††††††† Department FAC

††††††††††† Department EC

††††††††††† PEAP Travel Committee

††††††††††† Athletic Training, National Archery Association

††††††††††† High Performance Regional Director for the NAA

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PUBLICATIONS

 

††††††††††† Thomas, Frank. Target Archery for Beginners.Minneapolis: Burgess.

Thomas, Frank. Letís Walk Ė A Guide to Aerobic Walking. Minneapolis: Burgess.

 

 

 

GRANTS

 

Archery Manufactures Organization Grant ($4,000), 1997.

Southwestern Bell Telephone Leadership grant ($975), 1994.

National Archery Association Development Grant ($3,575), 1993.

National Archery Association Development Grant ($2,060), 1991.