Assistant Coach Nicholas Thomason was born and raised in South Carolina where he received his undergraduate degree from North Greenville University in 2010. He cheered at NGU for three years and then cheered for two years at Liberty while pursuing his graduate degree, competing with the Flames at the UCA College National Championship in 2013 and 2014. Thomason has staffed for Christian Cheerleaders of America (2010) and for the Universal Cheerleading Association (2011-present) and is a certified Virginia High School League (VHSL) cheerleading official. He currently works at Liberty as an academic advisor and is pursuing a second master's degree. Thomason enjoys fishing the river with his dog, Copper, during his free time.