Linda Thompson, M.A.



Linda Thompson

Title: Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball / Adjunct Professor / Chairperson, Dept. of Kinesiology and Health /
Curriculum and Facilities Committees
School/Location: College of Alameda / Alameda, CA
Phone: (510) 748-2383
Office/Classroom:  G131 / Cougar Gymnasium and G214


Since 1994, Linda Thompson has been an Peralta Colleges adjunct professor in the Physical Education and Kinesiology Department where she teaches introduction to kinesiology, volleyball, softball, cross-fit, weight training, aerobic conditioning, and study skills courses.

Currently, Thompson is the Kinesiology/Health department chair  and the head women’s volleyball coach. She has coached the Cougars women’s volleyball team since 2004. Prior to transferring to the College of Alameda, Thompson served as the head women’s fastpitch softball coach and head women’s volleyball coach at Laney College from 1994-2008

Thompson is currently working on a Ph.D. in Philosophy with a minor in Sports Management. She earned a Master’s degree in Health, Physical Education & Recreation from Saint Mary’s College of California and a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation from California State University at Hayward.


If you don’t find Coach Thompson in the gymnasium or the fitness center, you can reach her at (510) 748-2383.