Thad Strobach

Sports Instructors
Title: Private Basketball Instructor
Private Basketball Lessons
Thad Strobach

Thad is the former head coach of the St. Louis University Women’s basketball team and has also coached at the high school level for many years.  He has led both men’s and women’s teams to State Championships, District Championships and Final Four Appearances.  Thad got his start at winning championships by serving as manager of the St. Louis University High School during their state championship in 1958.  After serving as a High School Assistant coach at The Priory, Thad started the women's Basketball program at St. Louis University and in four years his teams were 43 and 11.  In 1973 he took over the Head Coaching position as Visitation Academy in St. Louis.  485 wins later he moved to Kirkwood High School where his girls teams won 80 more games.  During his stay at Visitation Thad's teams won 5 state championships, finished second 4 times and third once.  This phenomenal record included 43 straight wins, 15 District titles, 28 preseason and regular season tournaments and 12 league titles.  In addition to all of the above he has organized and directed Basketball Camps and Clinics for over 25 years.  Thad has also served on the MSHSAA Basketball Advisory Committee for seven years.

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