Tom Hursey

  • 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