Baton Rouge native Thomas Boyer enters his first full season as a volunteer assistant coach on Brian Lee’s staff at LSU after serving as a team manager with the Tigers during the 2015 spring semester. As a volunteer coach, Boyer assists the LSU staff with all aspects of team function and game preparation, including coordination of training sessions, film study, soccer clinics and camps, home game operations, advertisement and hospitality for game officials.
A May 2015 graduate of LSU with a bachelor’s degree in sport administration with a concentration in leadership, Boyer has also interned with the Louisiana Soccer Association since 2014 as a coordinator of player registration and program personnel for the Olympic Development Program. It’s a role in which he has also performed administrative duties, including organizing expense reports and deposits for the organization and coordinating the advertising and marketing at the LSA’s annual general meeting each year.
In addition, Boyer has served as a volunteer at the United State Southern Region III Youth Soccer Tournament in his role with the Louisiana Soccer Association.
Boyer worked as a coach with the Baton Rouge Soccer Association for three years from 2011-14, promoting and coaching the BRSA’s 3-year-old program, instructing in the Raising Cane’s youth skills clinic and serving as a site coordinator for recreational leagues.
In addition, he also coached at Catholic High School in an assistant’s role from 2011-12 where he was responsible for all freshman team activities, including player development, coordinating of practice and scheduling. He also worked with the varsity coach in varsity team tryouts in his time at Catholic High School while focusing on the selection of team members.