Eric Ravellette was hired in January of 2012 as the Thunder's offensive line coach and run game coordinator.
During the 2013 season, Ravellette coached offensive lineman Taylor Sprague to multiple All-American honors. Under Ravellette, Thunder offensive lineman have earned All-MIAA honors eight times. Trine produced the best rushing offense in the conference in 2013. He has coached a first-team all-conference selection in each of his seasons as a member of the Thunder coaching staff.
In 2016, the Thunder produced two All-MIAA offensive lineman. Ravellette's work with the OL and as co-offensive coordinator helped produce the best rushing attack in team history and the 23rd-best run game in the nation.
Ravellette previously spent four seasons at Division II Ferris State where he oversaw the Bulldogs’ offensive line and strength and conditioning. Prior to Ferris, Ravellette spent two seasons as the tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at Division I Southeast Missouri State University.
Ravellette, a Vincennes, Ind. Native, graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2003 where he was a starter for the 2002 team that won the Division I-AA national championship. Ravellette also spent two seasons at WKU where he worked the 2003 and 2005 seasons coaching the tight ends. Between stints, Ravellette served as a graduate assistant at New Mexico State.
Coach Ravellette earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Western Kentucky.