Tom O'Connor

Assistant Pro

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Phone: 401-821-1115 ext. 2

Tom joined the Valley staff as an assistant pro in 2015 on a part time basis. Tom has played in a number of Senior mini-tour events over the last few years as well as numerous State Opens, State Senior Opens, The Bermuda Open and other tournaments. He was the golf coach at Cumberland High for 7 years compiling a record of 81 wins and 17 losses and turning out 3 all-state players. Tom was also the head boys’ basketball coach at Cumberland for 6 years, and was named Division 1 Coach of the year in 2003. Tom graduated from the University of Notre Dame, with a major in Accounting/ Finance. He attended Notre Dame on a baseball scholarship, after turning down a contract offer from the Minnesota Twins, and numerous Division One football scholarships. He was the captain of Cumberland High’s state championship baseball team and was inducted into Cumberland’s Athletic Hall of Fame in the inaugural class. Tom has three sons-Scott (Amanda) - URI ‘2000, Greg - UMASS ‘2004, Tommy - UCONN ‘2008 and two grandchildren (James, Abigail). Tom is the son of former Cumberland Police Chief Tom O’Connor Sr and Margaret O’Connor.