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ThomasWells

BIO

•    Enters his first season as a graduate assistant at Kentucky, working closely with defensive coordinator Matt House and the inside linebackers
•    Served as a defensive intern at Eastern Kentucky in 2015, assisting the defensive coaching staff and special teams coaching staff
•    Was as a graduate assistant and outside linebackers coach at Wayne College (Wayne, Neb.) from 2013-15
•    Earned a master’s degree in organizational management from Wayne College in 2015
•    Also spent time during the summers of 2014 and 2015 at Nebraska as an intern in the football operations office
•    Coached three years at Boone Central Schools in Albion, Neb., leading the defense, linebackers, and special teams units
•    Helped lead the Cardinals to the second round of the state playoffs in 2010 and a state runner-up finish in 2012
•    Earned a degree in secondary education from Chadron State College in 2010 where he was a four-year letterwinner at linebacker
•    Helped lead Chadron State to the three straight Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championships (2006, 2007, 2008) and three straight playoff appearances
•    After graduation, played defensive end and linebacker for three seasons (2011-2013) for the Sioux City Bandits Indoor Football in Sioux City, Iowa
•    Won back-to-back American Professional League Championshp (2011 and 2012) with an unblemished 24-0 combined record.
•    Currently working on a second master’s degree in kinesiology/sport leadership from UK
•    Married to the former Sarah Jones of Wyoming, Iowa
•    Native of Albion, Neb.

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