Tom is a knowledgeable therapist with twenty-nine years of orthopaedic and sports medicine experience. Tom graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Arizona, then completed a Master of Arts degree in Physical Therapy from Stanford University.
After several years in the profession he re-entered graduate school at the University of Arizona and completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree studying the science of Exercise Physiology. He has been an adjunct instructor in the masters program in Athletic Training at the University of Arizona as well as teaching Cardiovascular Rehabilitation in the physical therapy curriculum at Northern Arizona University. More recently he has been an instructor for the University of San Francisco's campus in Santa Rosa teaching Health Care Finance. He has presented papers and been published in Exercise and Sports Sciences.
Tom works with Sonoma State University as a liaison between SRO's rehabilitation services and the Athletic Training Center at Sonoma State University. He volunteers his time assisting Empire Volleyball Club with injury prevention programs. He has also been the Chairperson of the Puma Athletic Committee at Maria Carrillo High School where he also volunteers with athletic programs.