Thomas Dimitri is in his sixth season as an assistant coach of the Tigers track & field teams. He coaches the pole vault and high jump.
Joining the Trinity staff prior to the start of the 2013 season, Coach Dimitri has been a major contributor to the success of the Tiger men’s and women’s teams. He and his colleagues have been elected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Staff of the Year in 2013, 2015, and 2016. The Tiger coaches have also been tabbed as the 2014 Men’s Staff of the Year and the 2017 Women’s Staff of the Year.
Trinity’s men’s and women’s squad have each captured four SCAC Team Championships since the 2013 campaign. Mia Loseff won the SCAC women’s pole vault title in 2016 and 2017, and Makenna Bentley was the women’s high jump champ in the 2017 event. George Warren was a two-time SCAC men’s high jump champion in 2013 and 2014 and competed in the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships the same years.
Coach Dimitri was a three-time NCAA DIII All-American in the pole vault at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. He earned NCAA Outdoor All-America accolades in 2009 and 2010 and Indoor honors in 2010. Coach Dimitry was also a three-time American Southwest Conference pole vault champion.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science and human performance from McMurry in 2010. After graduation, Coach Dimitri volunteered as pole vault coach at Abilene Christian (TX) University.
Coach Dimitri is the holder of a Level 1 Coaching Certificate from USA Track & Field. He also is a Certified Jump Specialist with the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Coach Dimitri and his wife, Rychelle, have a son, Bear, born in September 2016.