Head Coach: Carol Wilson
Email Coach Wilson: firstname.lastname@example.org
A graduate of Rushville High School, Coach Wilson received her Bachelor of Science degree at Illinois College and her Masters at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Carol’s successful playing career began in high school where her team finished 3rd in the state tournament. She continued her playing career at Illinois College where she was named the captain and most valuable player for 3 years. Her career rebounding record of 945 and single game record of 25 rebounds still stand. Carol is also a member of the Illinois College Hall of Fame.
Coach Wilson started her coaching career at Brown County High School. At Brown, her team captured 2 conference titles, 2 regional championships and a Sweet Sixteen appearance. Coach Wilson was offered an opportunity at Taylorville High School and accepted the challenge. While at Taylorville, her teams went 114-11, won 4 conference championships, 3 regionals, 2 sectionals and placed runner-up in the IHSA State Tournament in 1997.
Coach Wilson was offered the Head Coach position at Lincoln College in 1998. She was named the co-regional coach of the year for the 2004-2005 season. In addition to coaching, she also is an instructor in the mathematics department at the college. Coach Wilson is constantly looking for players that would compliment her program. She has successfully been able to double her wins by recruiting quality players. Coach Wilson and her husband Loren have one daughter Ali.
Assistant Head Coach: Tony Thomas
Coach Thomas is active in a variety of sporting activities at Lincoln College. Besides helping the Lady Lynx basketball program he is also the Head Coach for the men’s baseball program. He is entering his fourteenth season at Lincoln College. Thomas is a graduate of Argenta-Oreana High School. Thomas started his academic and baseball career at Lincoln College where he earned his A.A. degree. Thomas continued his education at Millikin University in Decatur, his hometown. He received his B.S. in Physical Education and lettered two years in baseball.
Currently, he teaches, advises and is the Head Baseball Coach at Lincoln College.
Coach Tony Thomas and his wife Bridgett have three children: Brittany, Brileigh and Ryan.