Tom is a coach whose goal is to help facilitate the development of each student athlete he works with both on and off of the ice. Tom focuses on the development of character through positive teaching practices. He believes this is the best way to maximize potential with those he works with.
- Teacher - Father James Whelihan School - CSSD
- Hockey Canada Skills Academy
- Lead Instructor for Hockey Alberta Skills Summer Camp
- BEd - University of Calgary
- BA - English - University of Alabama-Huntsville
- Coach Certfication:
- Coach Development
- Clinic Facilitator - Hockey Alberta
Tom was born in Drumheller, Alberta but grew up in Calgary and played for the SW Royals before spending 2 years in the AJHL with the Canmore Eagles. After this Junior career Tom accepted a scholarship to attend the University of Alabama-Huntsville, a Division 1 NCAA program. While he was playing for the Chargers he was awarded the Scholastic Athlete of the Year in 2012.
Tom is multi talented as he was trained as a classical singer for most of his childhood and won a provincial championship at the age of 11.
Tom currently lives in Calgary with his wife Ashley and their son Noah (2) and daughter Vada (1).