Tom Hall was an outstanding wrestler at Cal Poly and lettered four years on the varsity team.
For two years, Tom was undefeated in dual matches and was recognized as Cal Poly's Outstanding Wrestler. Tom took top honors at the Naval Training Center AAU Tournament and won the Pacific Coast Invitational where he was voted the outstanding competitor. In 1960, Tom won the California Northern District Olympic Trials, but was unable to attend the Olympic Trials held in New York. Tom was in the Army from 1954-57, where he was selected to the All-Army Wrestling Team and won the Greco-Roman Championships.
From 1961-1991, Tom was a teacher with the San Luis Coastal Unified School District. He continued to teach driver education until 1994 when he moved to Arizona. He has 6 grandchildren and 12 grandchildren. He lives in Cottonwood, Arizona with his wife Marcia. They will celebrate their 44th anniversary in 2002.