Tom Coolican

Tom Coolican
  • Caps: 5
  • Birthday: 08/26/88
  • Position: Hooker
  • Secondary Position: Flanker
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Weight: 230
  • Club: Sydney Stars (AUS)
  • College: Sydney University
  • High School: St Ignatius College Riverview (AUS)
  • Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Tom grew up in Sydney, Australia, where he began playing rugby at an early age with the Lindfield Rugby Club. Educated at St Ignatius College Riverview Tom went on to earn 1st XV honors and went on to represent New South Wales at Schoolboy Level. After completing high school, he went on to play for Sydney University 1st Colts and Eastern Suburbs 1st Grade where he was selected for the Australian Universities XV. He was also involved with the NSW Waratahs where he earned two caps for the Waratah's 'A' side against Tonga 'A' and Samoa 'A' in 2012. After completing Law school Tom moved to New York to study a Masters of Sports Law at the St John's School of Law whilst simultaneously playing for the New York Athletic Club.