Tom started playing fives in 2011 at Winchester College, eventually becoming the first National Schools U18 winner from Winchester since R. de W.K. Winlaw in 1931. After a brief break from the sport Tom has risen swiftly through the rankings and is now the youngest player ranked in the top 8. He is known for his work effort and never say die attitude. He is a member of the West of England Club IV who have won the Wood Cup the past two seasons.