Hayden Thomas begins his fourth season as an assistant coach with the Wilmington College football program in 2020. After the 2019 season, Thomas was promoted to co-offensive coordinator as well as continuing to serve as quarterbacks coach.
In 2019, Thomas coached quarterback Kyle Barrett to nearly 2,500 passing yards to mark the fifth-highest total for passing yards in a single season in program history. Barrett was one named the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Offensive Player of the Week. Additionally, the Fightin' Quakers finished the 2019 season with a 3-7 record, the program's most wins in a decade. Thomas helped mentor DJ Chambers to Second Team All-OAC honors in 2018 as well as aiding Head Coach Bryan Moore in ending Wilmington’s 40-game OAC losing streak with a 37-30 overtime win against Capital University in 2017.
Thomas graduated from Bluffton University in 2017 with a degree in sport management and a minor in coaching. He played for Moore as a Beaver.
He resides in Wilmington.
*Last updated - March 25, 2020