Hometown: Longview, WA
Previous School: Mark Morris High School
High School: Thacker is joining the Red Hawks from Longview, Wash., where he played at Sequim High School and Mark Morris High School. His athletic honors include being named First Team All-Conference twice. He was 10th all-time at Mark Morris in assists in a single season and led his team to a fourth-place finish in state his junior year. His senior season, he led the team in points per game, assists, steals and rebounds. As the team captain, he led his team to a third-place finish in state.
Personal: His career goal is to become a college basketball coach.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson to play for Coach Thacker and attend a Christian University."