Tom was the Head Coach of the Australian Women's Olympic Basketball team - The Opals – from 1993 until the end of the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
After the Games Tom left Australia to coach the Washington Mystics who play in the NBWA competition in USA. His coaching record to date has been outstanding with an outstanding win/loss record of 121 wins and 33 losses.
Tom was also a member of seven National League winning teams (a record for a coach) and is still the best all-time winning coach in WNBL history. T
he Women's Basketball team have capped off an incredible record with their silver medal winning performance in the Sydney Olympics. This was preceeded by recording Australia's first ever Olympic Medal in Atlanta (96) and first ever World Championship medal in Berlin (98).
Tom is in demand as a motivational speaker, especially teambuilding and motivational addresses and has spoken companies such as IBM, Australian Olympic Committee, Amber Tiles and AMP (CEO's Conference 2000). All gave fantastic feedback on Tom's presentation.