Charles Thomas 
Men's Assistant Coach
Long time basketball coach and native of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Charles Thomas joined the staff of the Giants men's basketball program last year.
 
With a passionate philosophy of working hard and an acute attention to all details, Coach Thomas channels a dynamic coaching style and has fostered the development of the basketball student-athletes on and off the basketball floor for over 36 years.
 
As a respected and innovative teacher of the game, Coach Thomas spent 17 years as head men's basketball coach at San Francisco State, where he was twice named Coach-of-the-Year in the Northern California Athletic Conference. Coach Thomas was also an outstanding player at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and was selected to the NCAA Division I All-South Team in 1974.
 
He earned a bachelor's of science degree in recreation and a minor in physical education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1978.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bud Werner 
Men's Assistant Coach
Bud, a graduate of Adams State College, is a familiar face to COS basketball fans. He has been a member of coach Smith's staff since beginning in the Program Operations position six seasons ago. Along the way, Bud has accepted several administrative duties such as travel coordination, statistical evaluation and game management to help the Giant program. Bud is a vital component in the Giants' success, and his "whatever it takes to help" attitude is sincerely appreciated by players, coaches and administrators. Bud retired as a wild-lands firefighter in 2001 after 30 years of duty and has made a true impact behind the scenes for Smith and the Giants since coming on board.
 
 
Chris Dugan 
Men's Assistant Coach
Chris Dugan joins the Giants Men’s Basketball program from San Jose State University where he served as the Video Coordinator for the past two seasons (2011-2013). His duties included film exchange, formatting scouts, video breakdowns, recruiting mail outs and assisting the Director of Operations.
 
As a member of Coach Smith’s staff, Coach Dugan’s duties will include individual workouts of guards, video break down, and recruiting.
 
A native of Santa Maria, California, Dugan competed two seasons at Allan Hancock College (2008-2010) before transferring to San Jose State University where he competed during the 2010-2011 season.
 
Dugan earned a B.S. in Kinesiology/Sports-Management in 2012 from San Jose State University. He plans on working on his master’s degree in Kinesiology in the spring on 2014.
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Last Updated: 8/20/2013 2:27 PM