Coach Bio

Eric Thibault
College - Missouri

Eric Thibault is in his first season as an assistant coach with the Washington Mystics. He has had stints with Virginia Commonwealth University and the Connecticut Sun.

During the 2012-13 season, Thibault assisted with the recruiting process and player development for VCU. He played an integral role in the teamís transition to the Atlantic-10 conference. The Rams qualified for the conference tournament as the second youngest team in the A-10

As a member of the Sunís coaching staff, Thibault was responsible for preparing reports on opponent personnel, conducting individual workouts with players, managing season statistics, constructing opponent film edits, and scouting opponents. He has also worked on the floor with WNBA All-Star point guards Kara Lawson, Lindsay Whalen, and Renee Montgomery. Thibault was also a key member of the coaching staff that assisted the Sun during their playoff run in 2012.

From 2010-12, Thibault served as a graduate assistant coach with the St. Johnís womenís basketball program. During that time, the Red Storm compiled a 46-21 record and received a pair of at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament. In 2011-12, St. Johnís reached its first-ever NCAA Sweet 16 after knocking off Oklahoma on its home floor, and earned its highest-ever end-of-season ranking in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll at No. 15. As a graduate assistant, Thibaultís responsibilities included assisting the coaching staff with scouting and game preparation, organizing the teamís managers and practice players, coordinating film exchange, and tracking game and season statistics.

Thibault graduated Cum Laude in English from the University of Missouri in December of 2009. He obtained his Masterís degree in Sports Management from St. Johnís University in 2012.


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