Dr. John Thornton

Dr. John Thornton

Dr. John Thornton is the inaugural director of the Texas A&M Coaching Academy. He earned his doctorate degree from Texas A&M in 1997 and received the 1998 Academic Inspiration Award by a vote of the Texas A&M Scholar-Athletes of the Year. Previously, he served as Senior Associate Athletic Director and Interim Athletic Director at Texas A&M.

What CEOs Can Learn from Exceptional Coaches

I have always been fascinated by the coaches who have “it”—that X-factor that separates exceptional coaches from the also-rans. What do they do differently as they put together a staff, organize practice, recruit talent, and manage high-stakes games? While a favorable bounce here and there helps out, it’s become obvious over my forty-plus years in […]Read More