Nick Thayer enters his first season at Anna Maria after spending the previous two seasons at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. At Willamette, Thayer held the position of Recruiting Coordinator as well as coaching the Defensive Line and Outside Linebackers.
Prior to Willamette, Coach Thayer served as the Inside Linebackers Coach at Maine Maritime Academy. Coach Thayer’s coaching career began as a graduate assistant at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. While at AU he coached every position on defense, as well as working with the offensive line and holding the title of assistant recruiting coordinator.
Coach Thayer received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Anderson University, as well as his Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management from Endicott College. A 2014 graduate of Endicott, Coach Thayer was a member of the football program, assisting the program in winning two NEFC Conference titles and two ECAC Bowl games. Coach Thayer arrived at Endicott after graduating from Essex High School, in Essex Junction, Vermont.