Tom played professional soccer for 15 years and has coached a number of high level programs. This includes three stints with McMaster University (CIS) where he coached both the Men's and Women's programs. He was a coach with Canada's National Women's team from 1991-94 and 1988-2000. In 1991, he was the coach of the Winnipeg Fury of the CSL. He and the team were inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in Nov 2008. He also coached in the "W' league with the Toronto Inferno and in the Womens Professional Soccer League with the Vancouver Angels.
He coached the U of Sask Mens team for 2 years (1995-96) before moving to Minnesota as the Director of Coaching and Player Development for the State (1996-97).
He is also the Head Coach of Kamloops Youth Soccer.