Michael Thompson serves as volunteer chaplain to the Black Soccer Coaches Advocacy Group (BSCAG), a distinct advocacy sub-group that is part of the United Soccer Coaches. The United Soccer Coaches organization boasts a networking and continuing-education membership of thousands of soccer coaches from all levels of the game and from all places around the globe.

Michael is an ordained minister with the Baptist General Conference. In addition to his role as chaplain with the Black Soccer Coaches, Michael, serves full-time as Pastor of Crossroads Church of Hillside in the greater-Chicago area and as chaplain with Good Samaritan Hospital in Downer’s Grove, IL. A graduate of Moody Bible Institute with a degree in Biblical Studies, Michael has also completed a Masters of Arts in Christian Thought from Bethel Seminary and is a Doctorate of Ministry candidate with an anticipated graduation of 2023. He has also served as special guest speaker for The Bridge (2007-2011) a group focused on civil rights and social justice issues.

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Michael enjoys reading and traveling. His favorite book/author/place to travel.

He is happily married to his wife, Theresa, and they have four girls.


BS, Bible/Biblical Studies, Moody Bible Institute (1996)

MA, Christian Thought, Bethel Seminary (2017)

DMin, Bethel Seminary, anticipated 2023

Additional Certifications and Training

Guest Speaker, The Bridge (2007-2011)

Mentor for MDiv Students, Northern Seminary (2013-2014)

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