Utah State Women's Basketball vs. New Mexico Highlands (Ex.)
Micha Thompson, formerly Vandervort, (pronounced Mike-a) enters her second season as an assistant at Utah State. She was also an assistant coach under current USU head coach Jerry Finkbeiner at Oral Roberts for four seasons.
A native of Edmond, Okla., Thompson spent her first two seasons as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Golden Eagles. Her duties included film exchange and film editing coordinator, facilities coordinator, serving as co-director for the ORU women's basketball summer camps and assisting with scouting.
Prior to Oral Roberts, Thompson attended Pensacola Christian College (PCC), where she served three years as intramural basketball coach and athletics director.
Homeschooled, she played prep basketball for the Tulsa NOAH Jaguars. Thompson was a part of National Championship teams in 1999 and 2001.
Thompson graduated from PCC in 2006 with a bachelor's of science in physical education.
Thompson and her husband, Ryan, were married in September of 2012.