Thomas was born and raised in Carlsbad, CA. He grew up playing beach volleyball at Moonlight beach.
He played club volleyball for WAVE as a setter for 3 years. At WAVE he learned the importance of hard work, dedication, and discipline. He is very grateful for the lessons he learned at WAVE and for his coaches.
Thomas played High School volleyball at La Costa Canyon, as the setter, where he was the captain of the championship team in 2008. He earned CIF honors as a senior including; 2nd team All-Palomar league, senior all-star, and all-academic team.
Thomas studied marketing at both BYU-Idaho and BYU-Provo. He played collegiate club volleyball and competed against some of the top club teams in the midwest region.
Thomas currently plays in beach tournaments and is an aspiring beach professional. Thomas is the last of nine children and first learned how to play volleyball from his dad, who played at UCLA.