Year Inducted: 2010
Schools / Organizations: (Hoffman Estates) Conant High School
(Elmhurst) Immaculate Conception High School
Biography: Tom has coached basketball at all levels for 50 years. He was a head high school basketball coach for 33 years, 32 of them at (Hoffman Estates) Conant High School after a year at the helm of (Elmhurst) Immaculate Conception High School. His teams won a total of 14 IHSA Regional titles, 5 IHSA Sectional crowns, and 1 IHSA Super-sectional victory. His 1993-94 team played in the IHSA Class AA Elite Eight. 17 times, Tom’s teams earned 18+ victories in a season. His career victory record stands at 593. After coaching, Tom partnered with another former IC coach, Tom Anstett, to author the book, Victory is in the Details.