Coach Thor comes to Eastern Florida State College after leading Niagara University, an NCAA DI institution in New York, to its best finish in a decade. Prior to NU, he spent three seasons as the head coach at Seward County Community College, an NJCAA program in Liberal, Kansas. Thor put Seward tennis on the map, guiding the Saints to several school records and coaching his top men’s doubles team to the school's first ever ITA National Championship. During his time there, Thor recruited five All-Americans and the ITA Male and Female National Freshman of the Year.
Thor played collegiate tennis at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois. He helped Moraine Valley to two Skyway Conference titles and two Region IV titles, while earning First Team All-Conference and Region IV selections as a freshman and sophomore. He twice competed at the NJCAA National Championships in Plano, TX, where Moraine Valley finished ranked among the top 20 in the nation. He was also an NJCAA Academic All-American and ITA Scholar-Athlete.
Following his playing career at Moraine Valley, Thor attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he graduated with a degree in Finance. Thor earned a master's degree in Coaching & Athletic Administration from Concordia University Irvine in 2015.
Thor and his wife Veronica were married in August of 2012 and are originally from Chicago.