Tom has a BA in psychology from Rutgers University and has been teaching chess professionally for over 10 years to children of all ages. His company Delaware Valley Chess Company aims to enrich kids through various chess programs throughout the greater Philadelphia area.
He is widely regarded as one of the best players and coaches in the country. His students have won national titles on an individual and team basis, including the Julia R. Masterman School, which won the elementary, middle school and high school state championships in 2018.
Tom is the father of two fabulous kids.