Tom Glynn
Tom Glynn
Title: Assistant Coach
Year: 2nd at MIT
Previous College: Springfield College '06

Tom Glynn is entering his second season as part of the MIT Men’s Basketball coaching staff. In his first year at MIT he helped guide the Engineers to a 20-6 record, a national ranking and a berth in the 2013 NCAA DIII Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Prior to coming to MIT, Glynn was an Assistant Coach at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.  During his two year tenure with the River Hawks compiled a 39-21 record and advanced to consecutive Division II NCAA tournaments.  The 2010-11 team went 20-10 and reached the Northest-10 Tournament semi-finals before moving on to the NCAA tournament. 

Before entering the college ranks Glynn spent five seasons coaching at the high school level.  From 2008-2010 Glynn served as an Assistant Coach at Arlington High School, helping to guide that program to the state tournament.   Prior to Arlington, he also served as the Assistant Coach at the Cambridge School of Weston from 2005-2008, where he helped lead his team to three-consecutive NEPSAC tournament appearances. 

Before beginning his coaching career, Glynn was a two-year letter winner at Springfield College. He also completed a post-graduate year at the Tilton School where he served as team captain and was named a Lakes Region all-star. Glynn was a three-year varsity player at Waltham High School where he was a team captain and Greater Boston League all-star.

Glynn graduated from Springfield in 2006 with a bachelor’s in movement and sports studies. He went on to complete his Master’s at Salem State University in secondary education. His sister, Holly, is the head women’s lacrosse coach at MIT.