Mr. Thompson was born and
raised in Winona, MN. This is his fifth year at Rochester John
Marshall and the Rochester School district. He is in his 23rd year of
Before JM, 16 years he had taught at Plainview then
Plainview-Elgin-Millville. He mainly has taught Geometry and Statistics
in the past, but has also taught Pre-Algebra, Algebra I and II,
Functions/Stats/Trig, and AP Stats. He is currently teaching 2 Geometry
and 3 Statistics classes here at JM. Other schools he has taught at
are - Comfrey, MN and LaCrescent, MN. He is also in his fifth season
as JM Basketball Coach where the Rockets were 89-25 in his first four seasons
and losing each time in the Section Final (Winning two conference titles). In 2012, His PEM Boys Basketball team won
the State Class AA title. His best sport growing up was golf as he was
an All-American Athlete at Winona State University (he also was
NCAA Academic All-American). He is in both the Winona State University
and Winona Senior High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
He also coaches golf for Rochester Mayo High School.