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Tom Hursey - Class of 2012

  • Tom began coaching in Midland, MI in 1968 as a JV basketball and varsity golf coach at Dow HS.
  • At Dow, he was named varsity basketball coach at Midland High School, a job he held for the next 21 years.
  • Tom led Midland to one Saginaw Valley Championship, four district championships and two regional championships.  His teams won 228 games which is the most in school history.
  • He was honored in 1996 with the Lloyd Osborne Award (for service and leadership in Midland Public Schools.)
  • In 1997 he entered the Michigan High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
  • He was also honored in 1999 with the MHSCA Distinguished Service Award.
  • 36 years ago, Tom co-founded the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan.  He has been the Executive Director for all these years and has seen the membership grow to over 4,200 members.
  • BCAM named Tom it’s first Distinguished Service Award recipient.
  • Tom was one of the early members that paved the way for the formation of the NHSBCA and he has been instrumental in it’s growth.