Aaron Thomas was raised in Parkersburg, Iowa and attended Aplington-Parkersburg High School. After graduating from high school, Aaron attended Drake University in Des Moines, IA. While attending Drake, Aaron was a four year letter winner on their basketball team. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education, Aaron did a short stint at St. Cloud State as a graduate assistant basketball coach. He then proceeded to take a job in education at Union High School in Laporte City, IA. While working at Union High School, Aaron served as the Assistant Principal, Athletic Director, and Head Basketball Coach. Aaron furthered his education by getting his Master’s degree from Drake University in Educational Administration. Aaron currently is an employee at Aplington-Parkersburg High School. Aaron is the Principal and the Head Basketball Coach. Aaron, his wife Ellie, and their three boys are also active members in the Congregational Church.