Tom Amparo started playing volleyball for his high school in Guam in 1985. His love for the sport continued when he went to Oregon State and played for their men’s volleyball club team. He was chosen as an All-Star in the Men’s BB Division at the Regional Tournament.
From there, Tom moved to Seattle and played for the Seattle University Men’s Club team for a few years. Fun Fact: Joe Baleto was Tom’s coach when he played at Seattle U.!
In 1999, Tom got the opportunity to represent The Guam National Volleyball Team that competed in the South Pacific Games, which was held in Guam.
Returning back to the Puget Sound Region, Tom had several productive seasons winning two regional championships with his men’s team. In 2002, he and his team finished 3rd at Nationals in the Men’s AA Division.
Tom coached for two years at Puget Sound Volleyball Academy and is currently the Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach at Hazen High School. Tom is Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified, First Aid, CPR and AED Certified.