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Tom Hurley

Tom Hurley: M.Ed, CPT, YFS3, YNS, HSSCS, YSAS, is owner of Dominant Athletics, a performance-based training program for High School and Collegiate athletes, and “Move Better, Play Better” an athletic movement development program for athletes 7-13. He currently has programs with over 200 young athletes in individual, team, and club sports – from entry level to NCAA and Olympic Level competitors. Tom’s unique education, firm grasp of child development and coaching theory, and extensive experience in counseling have made him highly sought out as a Mental Skills Coach as well. Tom was classically trained in Health and Physical Education, earning his Bachelor of Science degree from Springfield College in 1983. His career path lead him to a large, private youth treatment facility where he eventually became a coordinator. As an individual and group therapist, he was recognized as a Masters Level Clinician by the State of New Jersey and coordinated several adolescent treatment facilities in that state. As his own family grew, Tom stepped out of that role and re-entered the educational field, first as a Lead Teacher for Public Alternative Education Program, then as a High School Health and Physical Education Teacher. Tom earned his M.Ed. from Wilkes University in Educational Development and Strategies, and has continued his education within the field of Sports Psychology at Argosy University. Tom is currently Head of Youth Programming and Educational Development for Hangtime Fitness USA. Tom has enjoyed success in coaching several different sports at various levels. His youth teams have made it to statelevel High School Post Season Tournaments in softball and soccer. His Boy’s Soccer Team, of which he was the Assistant Coach, won the Pennsylvania State title in 2009.