Front Office & Ballpark Staff
Director of Broadcasting
231.943.0100 ext. 204
Tom Willms has served as the Beach Bums Director of Broadcasting for the Traverse City Beach Bums for the last two years and the Beach Bums are happy to welcome him back to his slot behind the mike in 2018. Originally from Brentwood, Long Island, New York, Tom came to us from the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League, where he spent two years as their main broadcaster and media relations liaison. Before that, he served with the Sugar Land Skeeters, also of the Atlantic League, and the Trenton Generals of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League.
Tom is also an accomplished hockey and basketball broadcaster, working for a number of teams in the Philadelphia area, including the Philadelphia Rebels, the Philadelphia Little Flyers, Neumann University’s men’s and women’s hockey teams, and West Chester University's men's and women's basketball teams. Over the years, he has performed play-by-play and color commentary in a number of regional and national tournaments, including the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League's All-Star Game and playoffs, the American Collegiate Hockey Association National Tournament, and USA Hockey's Youth National Championships.
Tom spends the off-season in Audubon Park, NJ, with his wife of 11 years, Rochelle. They have an 10 year old daughter, Madison, and a 4 year old son, Zachary.