Thomas attended Ferris State University and earned a BS in Marketing. He has been a PGA Member since 1993. He gives private instruction and playing lessons on all facets of the game. He authored an instructional book, "Five Lessons for the Beginner Golfer". He was also an instructor for Greece Community Education and Salmon Creek CC Junior Golf Program. He was the developer and instructor of the Walter Hagen After School Junior Golf Program for Greece Community Education.