Miles Thompson

Forward / Georgia Swarm, Florida Launch

Bio

Bio

Miles Thompson is a Native American lacrosse player who grew up in the Onondaga Nation in upstate New York. Miles attended and played Division 1 lacrosse at Albany University. Thompson had an incredibly successful career with Albany and set an NCAA record for scoring at least one goal in every single game he played in. He is the first ever Native American lacrosse player to win the Tewaaraton Trophy. After his collegiate career, Miles was selected by the Rochester Rattlers in the 2014 MLL Draft 20th overall. He currently plays for the Florida Launch.

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born

Born

December 8, 1990 (age 26)
height

Height

5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
weight

Weight

185 lb (84 kg; 13 stone 3 lb)
teams

Teams

Georgia Swarm, Florida Launch
position

Position

Forward
misc

Shoots

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Miles Thompson at TBL Camp in Denver

On July 7, 2017 Like A Pro spent time with Miles Thompson at the Thompson Brothers' Lacrosse Camp in Denver. We caught up with Miles about running a lacrosse camp and asked him about his plans for

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Miles Thompson in Spirit Game

Watch the official trailer for documentary "Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation," directed by Peter Spirer and Peter Baxter. Spirit Game chronicles the Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team in the 2015 World

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Miles Teaching a Quick Release Shooting Drill Known as Bubz Drill

Lacrosse Quick Release There are a lot of different types of shots in a lacrosse game. You can shoot on the run off the dodge, you can take a time and room shot or shoot in

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Miles Thompson Helps Kids in Onondaga Community Attend College

NLL player Miles Thompson wants to give back to his community whenever his lacrosse career comes to a close.  "I originally went to school wanting to be a guidance counselor," Miles said

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What is Miles Thompson's Biggest Challenge?

Miles Thompson's biggest challenge of his career thus far is staying consistent. "Last year I had a good year. This year I struggled a little," Miles said. His performance has fallen in

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Miles Thompson's Professional Lacrosse Gear

Miles Thompson and his brothers sat down with Nike to design a line of gear and cleats specifically designed for lacrosse players. Here's where you can buy this exclusice Thompson brothers gear. 

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Miles Thompson's First Memories of Lacrosse

NLL player Miles Thompson's earlier memories always have something to do with lacrosse. The reservation he grew up on saw lacrosse as much more than a sport. His father was a lacrosse pl

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Improving the Game with the Thompson Brothers

The Thompson Brothers have been teaching other lacrosse players how to improve their skill through camps and training. Miles Thompson talked about fellow NLL player Bill O'Brien and how

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How Miles Thompson Leads His Brothers

Miles Thompson is the middle of four brothers. Jeremy is the oldest and often seen as the leader, but the brothers agree Miles is a leader in his own way. He was the first of the brothers to go to

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The Thompson Brothers' Tight-knit Relationship

The Thompson brothers are as close as they come, growing up together and often being on the same lacrosse team together. We sat down with the brothers to interview them as a group, and i

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Why his Brothers Led Miles Thompson to Lacrosse

Many athletes have someone they look up to, but for Miles Thompson, his idols aren't on TV or national news. Growing up on a reservation, the brothers didn't have electricity or other modern amen

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Learning From One Another at Thompson Brothers Lacrosse Camp

Miles Thompson founded the Thompson Brothers Lacrosse Camp with his brothers in which they teach kids in their community about lacrosse and their culture. His best memories from being wi

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Miles Thompson Scores 3 Behind the Back Goals

The lacrosse talent in the Thompson family runs deep and like his brothers, Miles proves it on the field scoring 8 goals against Harvard and 3 of them behind his back. Enjoy these game highlights o

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Miles Wants to Be the Role Model He Never Had

After lacrosse, Miles Thompson knows that he wants to spend more time giving back to his community in any way he can. He isn't close to retiring, but when he does he wants to focus on te

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Want A Custom Tweet From Miles Thompson?

For a limited time, Miles Thompson is offering to do a custom Birthday/Congrats/etc tweet to the Twitter handle of your choice. Surprise your spouse or kids on their birthday, or congratulate them

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