Thomas has been working in football since 1988 when he first became a coach working in youth development in Germany.
Speaking five languages, his career has taken him abroad from Germany to India on to Japan and then on to Brazil giving him a deep knowledge of the game worldwide.
Specialising in talent development and identification, Thomas has worked with youth all around the world.
Not only does he boast qualifications in coaching, but Thomas also holds a Masters Degree in Sports Science, a Diploma in Physical Education and a Degree in Talent Scouting and Development.
E.C. Agua Santa - Technical Director
2015 - present | Technical Director - E.C. Aqua Santa Sao Paulo
2013 - 2015 | Head Scout Asia - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - Japan
2008 - 2013 | Head Scout South-America - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - Brazil
2007 - 2008 | Head Scout South-America - 1899 Hoffenheim - Brazil
2005 - 2007 | Head Scout South-America - Borussia Monchengladbach - Brazil
1995 - 2002 | Youth Coach / Scout - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - Germany
1992 - 1995 | Youth Coach - 1. FC Koeln - Germany
OTHER NOTABLE ROLES, CONTRIBUTIONS
1991 - Project Manager - Tata Football Academy - India
1991 - 1993 - Coach Education Facilitator - German Football Association DFB