Thomas Johnson was named the head coach of the Berry women’s basketball program in March 2017. The 2017-18 season was the first with him at the helm after serving four years as the assistant coach for the men’s basketball team.
Thomas Johnson finished his first season as the head women’s basketball coach at Berry College. He led the team to the semifinals of the SAA conference tournament. Prior to being named the head women’s basketball coach, Johnson was an assistant for the men’s team for four years.
Johnson came to Berry after four years (2010-13) assisting at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tenn. Some of his responsibilities included player development, recruiting student-athletes, and working closely with the academic-athletic director.
Johnson previously held similar positions at Samford University, Middle Tennessee State and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also was a successful high school head coach at programs in the Birmingham and Memphis areas.
Johnson earned his bachelor of science in physical education, a minor in Science Education and a minor in Driver Education while studying at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Ala.