Edwin Thompson

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Edwin Thompson
Current position
TitleHead coach
ConferenceBig East
Biographical details
Born (1980-06-02) June 2, 1980 (age 40)
Fairfax, Virginia
Playing career
2001–2002Webber International
2003Bangor Lumberjacks
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2005–2008UMaine Farmington (asst.)
2011–2012Duke (asst.)
2013–2015Georgia State (asst.)
2016–2020Eastern Kentucky
Head coaching record
TournamentsOVC: 5–4
NCAA: 0–0

Edwin Thompson is an American baseball coach and former outfielder, who is the current head baseball coach of the Georgetown Hoyas. He played college baseball at Howard, Maryland and Webber International. He then served as the head coach of the Bates Bobcats (2009–2010) and Eastern Kentucky Colonels (2016–2020).

Playing career[edit]

Thompson attended Jay High School in Jay, Maine. Thompson then committed to Howard University, where he was a member of the Howard Bison baseball team. After two seasons at Howard, he transferred to Maryland where he played baseball for a season, before transferring again to play at Webber International University.

Coaching career[edit]

On July 23, 2008, Thompson was named the head coach of the Bates Bobcats baseball team.[1] After leading the Bobcats to 11–22 and 25–11 during the 2009 and 2010 seasons respectively, Thompson signed to take an assistant coaching position with the Duke Blue Devils baseball team.[2] After two seasons at Duke, Thompson became the top assistant for the Georgia State Panthers baseball program.

In July 2015, Thompson was named the head coach of the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball team.[3] He resigned in September 2020 and accepted a position as head coach at Georgetown University. [4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Bates Bobcats (New England Small College Athletic Conference) (2009–2010)
2009 Bates 12–22 3–9 4th (East)
2010 Bates 25–11 6–6 T-2nd
Bates: 37–33 9–15
Eastern Kentucky Colonels (Ohio Valley Conference) (2016–2020)
2016 Eastern Kentucky 24–31 13–17 8th
2017 Eastern Kentucky 24–32 10–20 11th
2018 Eastern Kentucky 30–31 15–15 6th Ohio Valley Tournament
2019 Eastern Kentucky 32–27 16–14 T-5th Ohio Valley Tournament
2020 Eastern Kentucky 12–2 0–0 Season canceled due to COVID-19
Eastern Kentucky: 122–123 63–47
Georgetown Hoyas (Big East Conference) (2021–present)
2021 Georgetown 0–0 0–0
Georgetown: 0–0 0–0
Total: 159–156

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Thompson named head baseball coach at Bates". www.gobatesbobcats.com. Bates College. July 23, 2008. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Baseball coach Thompson accepts position at Duke". www.gobatesbobcats.com. Bates College. September 6, 2010. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  3. ^ "Edwin Thompson To Lead EKU Baseball Program". www.maroon-national.com. WordPress. July 2, 2015. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "EKU Baseball Head Coach Edwin Thompson Resigns". Eastern Kentucky University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-09-10.

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