After several years in the profession he re-entered graduate school at the University of Arizona and completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree studying the science of Exercise Physiology. He has been an adjunct instructor in the masters program in Athletic Training at the University of Arizona as well as teaching Cardiovascular Rehabilitation in the physical therapy curriculum at Northern Arizona University. He has presented papers and been published in Exercise and Sports Sciences.
Tom works with Sonoma State University as a liaison between SRO’s rehabilitation services and the Athletic Training Center at Sonoma State University. He volunteers his time assisting Empire Volleyball Club with injury prevention programs. He was involved with the Puma Athletic Committee at Maria Carrillo High School.