Following his undergraduate degree in Sports Science and Physiology at Leeds University, Tom worked at the highest level of professional football as strength and conditioning coach at Celtic FC and West Bromwich Albion FC. 

After gaining invaluable experience at the clubs, Tom began his MSc at Imperial College London, followed quickly by his PhD investigating immunology in elite athletes at Cardiff University. During his time here he worked closely with Team GB's olympic rowing and swimming squads.

Outside of consulting for Bounce, Tom lectures at Worcester University.