Tom started shooting competitively in 2015 with his Savage Model 12 F-T/R chambered in .308 and won his first Palma (800, 900, 1000 yard) match that same year. Since that time he has enjoyed teaching youth on the fundamentals of firearms safety, reloading, and competitive long distance shooting. Tom has competed in many 1000 yard long distance, Palma (800, 900, 1000 yard), and Team matches.
- Home town: Albany Oregon
- Day Job: Utilities Division Manager
- Shooting Since: 1977
- Who taught you to shoot or hunt: My father
- Proudest Moment Shooting/Hunting: In 2017 having my name called for 1st place for the Oregon Regional Long Range Championship.
- Handedness: I am left handed but shoot right handed
- Eye Dominance: Right eye