Todd Thompson was president and majority owner of the Winchester Royals baseball team for nine years from 1996 to 2004. During his tenure, the Royals won the Valley Baseball League championship title in 1997, 2001, 2003 and 2004. In 2005 he was recognized by the Royals in honor of his service and commitment to excellence.

His love for sports and community converged at Shenandoah University, where he sat on their athletic board and was recognized by the athletic association with Honorary Lifetime membership in 2000.

From 2005 through 2009, Thompson served as the Valley Baseball League vice president under VBL president Dave Biery.

In 2010 through 2011 he served as board president of the Winchester Royals while new leadership was being established.

A few weeks before his passing, Thompson committed to serving on the Royals board for two more years.

Thompson passed away on Jan. 15, 2021.