Since 1995 Thomas has coached some of the topped ranked US grapplers in Judo, Sambo, No-GI Jiu-Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA.
||Team Paul Thomas MMA Fighters
|Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world Champions include:
||Brandon Mullins and
|Pan/Am Jiu-Jitsu Champions include:
||Chris Mango, Tony Collins,
Mike Perez, and Brandon Mullins.
|World No-Gi Champions include:
||Brandon Mullins, and Carlos Rosario. Chris Mango, Kurt Pantle and Mitchell Mendoza.|
Paul Thomas also coached the aforementioned Mike Perez, Brandon Mullins, and Pedro Migliano into placing or winning in The U.S. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu National Championship.
In Judo, Thomas coached Nationally Ranked competitors: Seth Daniels, David Bonner, Daniel Gomez, Michelle Haggerty, Sheridan Simmons and Anthony Hoff. Seth Daniels, and David Bonner later will win The U.S. National Sambo Championship after being coached by Paul Thomas.
In 2006 Thomas was the Head Coach and partner of West Side Mixed Martial Arts. It was at West Side that Thomas cultivated one of the best Amateur MMA Fight Teams in the nation. Among his fighters were Alex Cisne, Kenny Burke, Terrance Ferguson, Craig Gardner, and Pat Bierschwale.