Women may not play on the field in football, but now there will be one on the sidelines.
Thomas said she has felt welcomed in the league.
“They understand that we’re all there for the same goal, to get through the game, go unnoticed, be uneventful,” she said. “And so I don’t ever feel like I’m isolated or anything. I’ve been welcomed and part of the group.”
Thomas will begin her new job in the fall.