BLAYNE TOM - VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH
OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR/SETTERS COACH
Coach Blayne Tom is back on the sidelines for his eighth season at Lakewood and has been instrumental in the last 5 Moore League Championship teams. Coach Blayne is responsible for the setters and offensive coordinator. Blayne grew up in Hawaii and graduated from Konaweana high in 1994. Blayne started playing competitive volleyball in his sophomore year where he excelled, being selected first team all Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) all three years and MVP in 1994. Blayne continued his volleyball talents to Long Beach City College. Coach Tom was selected first team all conference while leading LBCC to the state finals both years.
Coach Tom began his coaching career while in college, coaching various girl club teams in all ages. Coach Blayne was the 13-1 Head Coach at SoCal Juniors and 14-1/15-1 head coach at Long Beach Volleyball Club. Blayne has also coached boys and girls high school (Gahr, Mayfair, and Bellflower) during the same time Blayne was a certified as a CIF volleyball referee.
Coach Tom has been married for over ten years to his college sweetheart Kimberley and has a son Kyle. Kyle graduated from Lakewood in 2015 and was named Co-MVP of the Moore League as the setter on the undefeated league championship boys varsity volleyball team. Coach Blayne currently coaches the 15-Asics team at Goldenwest Volleyball Club. Coach Tom enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, surfing, and outrigger paddling in his spare time.