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During her tenure, the Huskies have been consistently ranked in the CIS Top 10 for the last seven years and have qualified for the CIS Championship five of the last six seasons. She led Canada's women's basketball entry at the World University Games in China in August to a sixth place finish. It was the best since 2001.
In 2005-06, she was at the helm for the Huskies first-ever Canada West Championship and helped the team to another in 2010-11. Her four Canada West Coach of the Year awards came in 2003-04, 2005-06, 2008-09 and 2010-11. She was also inducted into the McMaster University Hall of Fame in October 2006. In 2008-09, she became the first women's basketball coach at the UofS to be named the CIS Coach of the Year and won the award again in 2010-11. She was also named a YWCA Woman of Distinction in 2009.
Thomaidis has been an assistant coach with the Canadian Women's National Team since 2001. Thomaidis coached at the World Championships in Brazil in 2006 and in Czech Republic in 2010, two PanAm Games (2007 in Rio de Janerio, and 2003 in Santo Domingo), as well as Olympic qualification tournaments (Mexico in 2003, Chile in 2007, Colombia in 2011). She was also the Saskatchewan provincial team coach from 1998-2001 and coach of the Canada Games team in 2001. Most recently she helped the National team qualify for the Olympic Qualification Tournament next year.
Thomaidis played two seasons of professional basketball in Europe in the Greek 1st Division. She was a student athlete for five years at McMaster University where she was a three-time OUA All-Star, and was on the Dean’s Honour List for three years. She finished her career with McMaster by winning the OUA Coaches Award of Excellence.