Tom Ford
Tom  Ford

Position:
Athletic Trainer

Twitter:
TFordATC


12/09/2017

HAYES LEADS OAKLAND PAST CHICAGO STATE 82-50

Jalen Hayes scored a career high 30 points, records fifth straight double-double

12/06/2017

OAKLAND FALLS AT EASTERN MICHIGAN 95-89

Jalen Hayes recorded his fourth consecutive double-double

05/13/2017

OAKLAND’S TOM FORD STEPS AWAY FROM DUTIES

The longtime athletic trainer has been diagnosed with ALS.

12/18/2014

IN GOOD HANDS

`Family' of student-athletes keeps Tom Ford with Oakland.

09/26/2013

RAPHAEL CARTER TO MISS BASKETBALL SEASON

The senior will have season-ending surgery in December.

01/22/2015

Oakland-Milwaukee at the O'rena

Golden Grizzlies battled the Panthers in #HLMBB play

Tom Ford joined the athletic department at Oakland University in 1987. Ford serves as associate athletic trainer for the athletics department, and assists with the day-to-day operations of the sports medicine program. He primarily works with men's basketball, women's soccer and men's and women's golf.

Ford, a native of Nashua, New Hampshire, came to Oakland University after serving as head athletic trainer at Cypress Creek High School in Houston, Texas (1982-88). Prior to his stint at CCHS, Ford was an assistant athletics trainer with the Dallas Cowboys (1982) and a head athletic trainer at Sabino High School (1981-82) in Tucson, Arizona.

The Rochester Hills resident has also worked at the U.S. Olympic Sports Festival and Olympic Training Center with men's ice hockey, and with the speedskaters at the Winter World University Games in Bulgaria.

A graduate of Ball State University, Ford received his bachelor's degree in physical education and health/athletic training in 1981. Ford received his master's degree in physical education and health/athletic training and sports medicine from the University of Arizona in 1982.

While a student at BSU, Ford was a student athletic trainer for four years and was a member of the Ball State Sports Medicine Club.

Ford is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, certified (1982-present), National Strength and Conditioning Association, certified (1988-present), Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (1988-present) and Michigan Athletic Trainers Society (1988-present).

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