Brandon Thompson graduated from Rollins in 2003 with his undergraduate degree in elementary education. Brandon was a four-year varsity rower for the Tars. Upon graduation, he became an Elementary Teacher in Central Florida and pursued his interest in coaching at Boone High School in Orlando, Florida.
He was the Head Coach for two years and during this time he completed his master’s degree in elementary education at Rollins. In the fall of 2005, Brandon returned to the Rollins rowing team as the novice men’s coach and recruiting coordinator.