Tom grew up playing all sports at a high level including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and basketball. He soon discovered his real talent and passion was for basketball. After playing for several teams, and earning a college scholarship in America, he turned professional in 1998. Tom is also an extremely experienced sport and fitness coach. He has coached at many different levels with the highlight being his position as Head Coach of Loughborough University Mens Basketball Team; developing young players and improving strength and conditioning within the team.