Tom Galbraith began his role as Director of Athletics at Simpson on July 1, 2015.
Prior to SimpsonU, Galbraith served as the assistant director of athletics for communications at Radford University in Virginia, assistant commissioner with the Southwestern Athletic Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, and as an assistant athletics director at Alabama A&M University, all at the NCAA Division I level. He also spent time at Loras College (Iowa), Lewis & Clark College (Oregon), Longwood University (Virginia), and Whitworth University (Washington) in various athletics administration roles.
He brings more than 20 years experience in college sports administration, including roles as a head coach, sports administrator, sports information director, communications director, and classroom instructor.
Galbraith earned a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and sports administration from Simpson College in Iowa, where he also played basketball and golf, earning a most valuable player distinction in golf. He obtained a master’s in education administration from North Dakota State University and is pursuing a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Virginia.
[Courtesy: Simpson University website]