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Thomas gets back to Stephens County as Duncan young men’s golf trainer

Thomas gets back to Stephens County as Duncan young men's golf trainer

Subsequent to going through the most recent three years in Lawton, Duncan High School brought back Stephen Thomas to mentor the Duncan Boys Golf crew and return him to Stephens County region.

Under the watchful eye of taking the Lawton work, Coach Thomas worked at Marlow High School for nine seasons. He began his golf training vocation there in 2009 in the wake of filling in as a golf proficient at two courses.

Subsequent to moving on from UCO, Thomas was the associate golf proficient for Oak Tree CC in Oklahoma and afterward returned to The Territory in Duncan to remain nearer to family and to assist with training junior golf players.

Duncan Athletic Director Bobby Cook said the recruit of Thomas was one that came after the initial three positions of baseball, swim and wrestling opened up. He is glad to get somebody like Thomas to take the work.

“We were lucky to have him gone to the program. The locale was fortunate in light of the fact that Coach Thomas has a huge load of golf insight and he has children who play sports,” Cook said. “The region was lucky for him moving back to the space from Lawton. He knows about secondary school golf and he will assume control over a practice rich program that we are largely mindful of and I figure he will keep on assisting that program with doing what it does.”

Last year, the Duncan Demons young men’s golf crew completed as sprinter up in Class 5A. They have won 10 State Titles in the program’s set of experiences.

Thomas said his assumption is to help them advance further while building the group part of Duncan High School golf.

“My assumptions for the golf program are to create and keep a culture that puts the group first, instead of the individual,” Thomas said. “I like to see colleagues empowering and propelling one another. Partners that celebrate with you when you win and get you when you’ve had a terrible day.”

A one of a kind aspect regarding Duncan’s golf program incorporates having an association with Duncan Golf and Tennis Club and for Thomas, additionally having a cozy relationship with their expert Dakota Hicks.

“As I would see it, the relationship that DHS golf has with DGTC has been, without a doubt, an immense factor in the groups achievement,” Thomas said. “The way that I as of now have an incredible individual and expert connection with Dakota Hicks and his staff will make my change into the program substantially more agreeable.”

Thomas will instruct at the center school for Duncan Public Schools as that has consistently been the place where he educates and feels like it will be helpful to keep the development of the program.

“At the point when you acquire a program with set up progress I trust offer credit to the players, their families, and the local area,” Thomas said. “Duncan clearly has numerous skilled golf players that are as of now placing in the work needed to contend at a significant level. I’m anticipating working with Baylor Bostick, Caden Stevens, and Jace White — our three returning varsity individuals from the 2021 State Runner-up group — to assist with setting the bar for hard working attitude and authority inside the program. I’m additionally anticipating working intimately with the more youthful golf players in our program at the center school through my job as an instructor at the center school. Past that, I am anticipating using my experience to profit every player separately, regardless of whether that implies further developing a players golf swing basics, course the board systems, working on their psychological distraction, and aiding arrive at the school level through selecting.”

The following season for Duncan Golf will come in the spring of 2022 and will start around March as Thomas’ first season with Duncan High School.

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