Tommy grew up in Yorkshire before moving south to study a BA in English Linguistics at King's College London. He began his career in education, teaching English literature and writing composition to high school students in London.
After relocating to Cleveland with his wife in 2018, he first got to know TRR as a volunteer, tutoring in the Teen Response program and coaching soccer with Corner 65. He joins the Corner 65 team as a Pathways Coach, a role designed to build student awareness of mental and social wellbeing and to tailor programming to help meet these needs.
Outside of his work, Tommy enjoys working on creative writing projects and exploring The Forest City's natural beauty with his dog Iggy.