Christi Thomas is currently a course director for PGC.
Christi Thomas is an honor graduate of Buford High School where she scored 2174 points. Christi led the Lady Wolves to a State Runner-Up finish in 1999. She was named Ms. Georgia Basketball in her senior season at Buford (2000). During her high school career she won an AAU National Championship with the GA Magic in the summer of 1999, in Dallas, TX.
Following her high school career she attended the University of Georgia where she eventually became SEC Freshman of the Year, 3-time All SEC Performer (2001-2004), Wade Trophy Nominee (2004), and the 12th overall pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft. While at UGA, Christi was a member of the Under 20 USA National Team. While playing for the USA she won a gold medal and was also an all-tournament team award winner. She graduated with a Bachelors in Housing and Consumer Economics.
Christi went on to play seven seasons in the WNBA (Sparks, Lynx, and Sky). In addition to playing WNBA, she has also played abroad for nine years (Spain, Russia, Latvia, Israel, Italy, and Turkey). While playing in Israel, Christi completed her Masters Degree in Criminal Justice.
Following her playing career, Christi spent three years coaching and training the next generation of athletes. In 2015, she was inducted into the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame. She has coached with Perimeter Christian Schools and Cambridge Feeder program. As a member of the Northview High School coaching staff, Christi received community coach of the year honors (2015-2016). Christi is currently a member of the Flowery Branch High School Girls’ Basketball staff, which has made back to back final four appearances (2016-17, 2017-18).
Christi lives in Atlanta, GA with her two dogs Kayne and Abel.