Thomas is the current Team Manager and Head Coach of the highly successful Trinidad & Tobago Women’s Team and has served as Team Manager for that team since 2005.
Thomas is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mount St. Vincent University and Hunter College and she is also a WICB certified Level 1 coach.
In addition to cricket, Thomas has been involved in various capacities in numerous sports in her native land. She has had involvement with basketball, netball and tennis among others and was a member of several championship teams in the Port of Spain Netball League.
“It has been a pleasure to work with Mrs. Thomas who has been a mom to us on the Trinidad and Tobago team. She works hard and is someone who you can rely on,” said West Indies Women’s Captain Merissa Aguilleira.
“Given that she is a certified coach she can also add in the cricketing aspect by assisting where she can on what would be a challenging tour of India,” Aguilleira added.
Thomas is a Physical Education and Sports Officer with the Ministry of Education, a Physical Education Lecturer at the School of Continuing Studies and Sports Director of the Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago.
Former West Indies opener Sherwin Campbell continues as Head Coach and former West Indies Women’s player Stephanie Power will serve as his assistant.
The West Indies Women’s Team includes the sensational world rated Stafanie Taylor, world record holder for first Women’s Twenty/20 centurion Deandra Dottin and ace spinner Anisa Mohammed.
Team Management Unit; Head Coach – Sherwin Campbell, team manager – Marjorie Thomas, assistant coach – Stephanie Power, physiotherapist – Jacqueline King-Mowatt and fitness & conditioning coordinator – Shannon Lashley.
The full squad is as follows; Merissa Aguilleira (Captain/Wicketkeeper) – Trinidad & Tobago, Anisa Mohammed (Vice Captain) – Trinidad & Tobago, Shemaine Campbelle (Wicketkeeper) – Guyana, Britney Cooper – Trinidad & Tobago, Shanel Daley – Jamaica, Deandra Dottin – Barbados, Pearl Etienne – Dominica, Stacy Ann King – Trinidad & Tobago, Subrina Munroe – Guyana Juliana Nero – St Vincent & Grenadines, June Ogle-Thomas – Guyana, Shakera Selman – Barbados, Tremayne Smartt – Guyana and Stafanie Taylor – Jamaica.
Contents of this story was provided by a release from the West Indies Cricket Board