Texas Tech University

Thomas Kay, BA

Student Success Coach

Email: thomas.kay@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-3782

What does being a Academic Life Coach look like for you?

Being a Academic Life Coach looks like being present and supporting students to achieve their goals by asking questions, creating a safe environment, and allowing space for thought.

What's your favorite thing about being a Academic Life Coach?

Working with students by providing a safe space and watching the self-discovery occur.

Rapper name?

Average Joe (Ask me about my freestyle!)


Thomas Kay is from Hutto, Texas and joined Texas Tech in the Fall of 2015. He graduated in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in both History and Theatre Arts. He was previously a Peer Success Coach and in his new position, he has the unique circumstance of transitioning from a student mentor role into a professional. He strives to partner with students in efforts to foster and develop their confidence, abilities, and habits for success. He believes that a focus on developing students for the future is essential to their immediate success in academics. Outside of work he is a passionate sports fan, avid reader, and disc golf player.

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