PROVINCE: British Columbia
Tom has been with the movement for 28 years. His daughter is an athlete and Tom says Special Olympics has helped her develop remarkably in all facets of her life. Tom’s wife is Special Olympics Regional Coordinator for the Abbotsford B.C. area, and Provincial Coach and Head Coach for Speed Skating. Tom was part of Team Canada for the World Games in Boise 2009, Athens 2011, L.A. 2015 and Austria 2017. Tom’s goals for the 2019 World Games are to have all athletes and coaches come back with world experience, raising their role as Ambassadors in sport and for Special Olympics.