Thomas Hunter
Thomas  Hunter

Last College:
Fordham (BS,'77), Temple (M.Ed,'78)

Head Coach and Director of Special Projects


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Men's Golf Inks Two to National Letters of Intent

Andrew Rudy and Austin Rendell will join the Hoyas in the fall of 2013.


Day 2 at 2016 NCAA Franklin Regional

Georgetown men's golf competes in second round action at the 2016 NCAA Franklin Regional at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.


2016 Men's Golf NCAA Franklin Regional

Georgetown men's golf competes in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Franklin Regional at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.


2016 Men's Golf BIG EAST Championships Final

The Georgetown men's golf team won the 2016 BIG EAST Championships at Callawassie Island Golf Club.


Veterans Golf Association

Georgetown men's golf spends the practice day before the Georgetown Intercollegiate with the Veterans Golf Association.


The 2015 Georgetown Intercollegiate

The Hoyas compete in the 31st Annual Georgetown Intercollegiate at The Members Club at Four Streams.

Tommy Hunter began working at Georgetown in 1979 as the Director of Intramural Sports and Special Programs. In 1984 he took over the Men's Golf program and currently serves as Head Coach and Director of Special Projects assisting the athletic development team.

Hunter has led the Hoyas to four NCAA post season tournaments. In 1997, the team made its first appearance in the NCAA East Regional which was held at The Homestead Resort and the famous Upper Cascades Course. The Hoyas second trip to the NCAA East Regional was in 2004 held at The Yale Golf Course. The third trip to post season play sent the Hoyas to the 2010 NCAA Southwest Central Regional in Bryan, Texas on The Traditions Course at Texas A&M. Most recently, the Hoyas competed in the 2016 NCAA Southeast Regional held at The Vanderbilt Legends North Course in Franklin, TN.

Under Hunter's direction Georgetown has captured three Big East Conference Championships -- 1998 (The TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, Md.) and 2010 (The Copperhead Course at The Innisbrook Resort, Tampa, FLA) and in 2016 (The Callawassiee Island Golf Club in Okatie, SC).. The Hoyas have finished in the top five of the Big East Championship Tournament 14 times since 1990 -- first-place three times, second five times, third four times, and fourth two separate times. In regular season competition, the Hoyas have captured first-place in over 20 NCAA Division I tournaments.

He has coached over 27 athletes who have either been named to the Golf Coaches Association of America All-American Scholar Team or The Big East Conference All-Scholar Team.

Hunter's personal accolades include four times named BIG EAST Coach of the Year -- 1995, 2004, 2010 and 2016. Coach of the Year honors in District II of Division I Men's Golf in 1997. Georgetown University's Coach of the Year in 2005 and the Vicennial Medal at Georgetown University in 1999 distinguishing 20 years of service.

Hunter is past president of the BIG EAST Golf Coaches Committee and chair of the District II Golf Committee. He is currently the 2015 Big East Championship Tournament Chair. He also serves on the advisory boards for the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and Golf Pride Grips Co. and has been the keynote speaker for the ESPN Junior Tour. Hunter has been a member of the Georgetown University Host Committee for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournaments in 2001,2006, and 2008 and 2012.

Prior to Georgetown, Hunter served as the Assistant Director of the Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Center at Fordham University, his alma mater. He spent four years as a member of the Fordham University baseball team coached by former New York Yankee legend, Gil McDougald.

Off the golf course, Hunter is an IAABO basketball official, Board #12, serving interscholastic leagues in the District of Columbia, Montgomery Country, Md., Howard County, Md. and Arlington, Va. He officiated the Maryland Public Schools Athletic Association (MPSAA) State Championships at The University of Maryland's XFinity Center in 2009, '10, '12,'13 ,'14 and `16. He is also a former staff member of the Capitol Conference Basketball League, which is a member of the NCAA Division III.

Hunter grew up in Bethesda, Md. and attended Gonzaga College High School in Washington, DC. His undergraduate years were spent at Fordham University where he earned a bachelor of science in economics in 1977; from there moved on to Temple University to study athletic administration and received his Master of Education degree in 1979.

Hunter now lives in Old Towne Rockville, Md. with his wife Lisa, a former volleyball player at Penn State University, and three children, Patty, Coley, and Maggie.

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