List of Inductees 2010
Tom Jones started his volleyball journey as a high school player in Mission, British Columbia, a member of Team BC that captured the Gold Medal at the 1975 Canada Winter Games and a member of CIAU Champions University of British Columbia Thunderbirds.
In 1977, Tom was selected to the Canadian Team and until his retirement following the 1984 Olympic Games he would compete in more than 250 international matches, winning bronze at the 1979 Pan American Games. In 1983, Tom quaterbacked Canada to an exciting Silver Medal at the FISU Games in Edmonton. He was the starting setter and the co-captain of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic team which finished fourth at the Games – Canada’s best-ever Olympic result. Overall, Tom competed in 4 FISU Games, 2 Pan American Games, 2 World Championships and 1 Olympic Games.
Following his retirement from the National Team, Tom played with a number of professional teams in Italy and France, where he led his teams to the French National Championship and the European Cup.
Following his career as an athlete, Tom held a number of positions in sport management, including Manager of Athlete Development with the Province of BC, Executive Director with Victoria State Volleyball in Australia, Technical Operations Manager for Volleyball at the Sydney Olympic Games, Chief Executive Officer of Athletes CAN and Chief Executive Officer for Commonwealth Games Canada, Tom also served in a variety of capacities with Volleyball Canada including a term on the Board of Directors and Chair of the National Teams Committee.