Tom Bennett


Sports Franchise Marketing and Communications Manager

School of Sport and Exercise Science

Professional and Technical Support Staff

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542251

Tom is an outgoing person who enjoys spending time with his family. He has a huge interest in basketball, golf, photography and media. Tom's media work has featured internationally with media outlets including Sky Sports, Eurosport, FIBA and BBC Sport.

Tom is also a coach with the Worcester Wolves Academy where he has coached at Regional and National League level. He has also coached at Worcester Wolves Camps. He runs a men’s basketball community group and is co-founder of the Malvern Hoops Campaign which has had three new basketballs courts and two netball courts built for the community in his hometown of Malvern.

In 2018, Tom became the first double award winner at the annual Malvern Hills District Council Sports Awards, winning Community Project of the Year and Volunteer of the Year for his services to Sport.


  • Level 1 Basketball Coach – Basketball England
  • Reach Truck Licence (Up to 5 tonnes) – Gloucestershire Training
  • Evac Chair Trainer - Evacusafe
  • ACT Awareness – Highfield
  • Prevent Training – HM Government
  • Level 3 Emergency First Aid At Work - FAA
  • Health and Safety Training – Marshall
  • Diversity and Inclusion – Marshall
  • GDPR Training – Marshall
  • UCISA Information Security Awareness Training – Marshall
  • Diversity In the Workplace Training – Marshall
  • Educated to GCSE Level – Chase High School


Scope of Role at University

Internal Responsibilities

  • Player liaison
  • Community and school engagement
  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Outreach
  • New sponsorship and current sponsor retention
  • Student engagement
  • Merchandise design and development
  • Event planning
  • Graphic design
  • Live streaming
  • Broadcasting
  • Photographer and videographer for the School of Sport and Exercise Science

External Responsibilities

  • Coach – Worcester Wolves Basketball Academy
  • Advisor to Worcester Wolves Academy Board
  • Co-campaign lead/founder – Malvern Hoops Campaign
  • Member of Malvern Town Council Sport Consultation Group
  • Member of Basketball England
  • Member of England Golf

Industry Background

Tom has worked in multiple sectors including hospitality, logistics, automotive, media, events, retail and professional sport.

As well as his media for Severn Stars and Worcester Wolves, Tom has also photographed and had his works published, for the British Touring Car Championship, Premiership Rugby, Liverpool Legends and the IWBF to name a few.

Having managed in different industries, with teams as small as 10 and up to 120 people, Tom has a wealth of experience which he can cross over from one sector to another, bringing fresh innovations and problem solving skills.