Tarryn Thomas is an Australian rules footballer who currently plays for the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
He was born on March 25, 2000, in Western Australia and is of Indigenous Australian heritage.
Thomas was drafted by North Melbourne with the 8th overall pick in the 2018 AFL draft. He made his debut for the club in Round 1 of the 2019 AFL season and has since become a regular member of the team.
Thomas is known for his speed, agility, and skill with the ball. He predominantly plays as a forward but can also play in the midfield. He has a strong marking ability and is a powerful and accurate kick.
In 2021, Thomas was named as one of the AFL’s “Rising Stars,” a recognition given to young players who have demonstrated exceptional talent and potential in the league.
Off the field, Thomas is known for his humility and dedication to his craft.
He is also actively involved in promoting Indigenous Australian culture and is a role model for young Indigenous Australians aspiring to play professional football.
Tarryn Thomas is in a relationship with Tatiana Coppedge.
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Thomas was born in Sydney, New South Wales into a family of Indigenous Australian descent (Kamilaroi and Lumaranatana).
He grew up playing rugby league and was identified as a junior prospect in the position of fullback, which subsequently led to him joining the Penrith Panthers development academy.