Tommy John has been Program League Director as of August 2012 and is currently is responsible for coordinating all athletic leagues and programs. He also supervises other aspects of club programming. First hired at our Portage Club in September of 2011 to lead the Mitch’s Kids and Link & Learn education programs, Tommy also coached both soccer and basketball while at Portage.
Tommy received his Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Purdue University. While at Purdue, he was voted Best Behavioral Motivator out of all student teachers. During college, he also helped raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, domestic violence prevention, cystic fibrosis, and many other charitable causes.
Building relationships with members and being a mentor are two very important aspects of Tommy’s work here. "When children come to talk to me about their lives”, he says, "I know I am someone who can truly make in impact”. Tommy is an avid sports fan. His favorite teams include the Bears, Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks, Portland Timbers, and Bayern Munchen. He is such a big Cubs fan, that he named his dog Wrigley.