Patrick Tom enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Lasell College women’s volleyball program in 2015.
Coming to the Lasers with extensive experience as a high school and club coach throughout the area, Tom is the junior varsity coach at Newton North High School, and the former junior varsity coach at Concord-Carlisle High School. He has been with SMASH volleyball since 2009, with this last season as the assistant coach for Boys 18U and Girls 17U, the latter to a top five finish in NERVA.
An avid volleyball player, Tom was the libero for the first New England team to ever receive a bid to Open Nationals. The starting libero and two time all-star for Newton North, Tom's passing led the team to a 3rd place finish his freshmen year, and a Globe All-Scholastic 2nd place finish his sophomore year at the State Championship. He currently plays for the Boston Hurricanes, playing middle back for the team that placed 3rd at the international NACIVT volleyball tournament in 2010 and 2014.