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Help Us Honor the Life and Legacy of a Giant

John Thompson Jr.

Remembering Coach

In honoring a member of the Georgetown community who stood as a pioneer and giant in college basketball as well as a champion for social justice, we are asking family, friends, alumni, faculty and staff to submit messages of remembrance and gratitude for our beloved Coach John Thompson Jr. Messages will become part of a gallery on a tribute page.

How to submit

Your message should begin with an “I remember” or “Thank you, Coach.” Please briefly introduce yourself, then share your memories or feelings about the legendary coach. We will gather together these reflections and share them with the Thompson family and the Georgetown community.

We appreciate you taking the time to remember Coach Thompson.

Below, please find links to submit by email or video.

Prompts to get you started

  • What is your favorite memory of Coach John Thompson Jr.?
  • What are the most important parts of Coach John Thompson Jr.’s legacy you will remember most?

*Note: We cannot accept any video submissions that contain copyrighted music or any images you to which you don’t own the rights or have permission to use.

Want to leave a message on social media instead? Use #CoachThompson, and your message will be added.