Backline / Defensive coach
Tom joined Werribee as backline/defensive coach ahead of the 2020 season. He fills the role vacated by Jeff Andrews, who held the reigns of one of the VFL's stingiest defensive units in 2019.
Tom arrives at Avalon Airport Oval following a successful six-year stint at NAB League club Western Jets.
He commenced as an opposition analyst, forward scout and development coach in 2014 before being appointed as a senior assistant coach, where he took control of all three lines over a five-year period.
In recent times, Tom has also worked within the VIC Metro State Academy as an assistant coach with both the under 16 and 18 squads at the NAB AFL National Championships.
In addition to his coaching career, Tom has taught at Bacchus Marsh College since 2007, where he’s currently the Head of the School Sport Department.