• Hello! My name is Bryan Burgess.  I will be teaching 11th Grade US History and 9th Grade World History. I have been teaching and coaching on the college and high school level for 24 years.  I have coached Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Cross-Country, Track & Field, and Swimming.  I will be coaching girl's basketball and swimming here at Thompson.  I have won and been apart of 12 State Championships and 2 State Runner-Ups over the last 6 years.  I'm married to a wonderful woman named Heidi and have three amazing kids Isabel (19, Sophomore at Mississippi State), Wes (15, Freshman), and Blake (9, 3rd Grader).