Get to Know Tom
Father of AthleteEquip CEO, Rob Wright, Tom is a Circuit Court Judge in Tennessee who was instrumental in helping Rob develop into the fastest player in his high school athletic conference and an all-state wide receiver. Tom shares Rob’s love for sports and interest in performance training.
Tom played high school football on an undefeated state championship team in Kansas and played collegiate rugby at KU and Arkansas. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee. He has been an elected judge since 1998.
Approaching his 60th birthday, he still makes it to the weightroom regularly and competes annually in the Tennessee Senior Olympics. He serves on the local boards of the YMCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Younglife.
In addition to his interest in fitness, Tom loves mentoring and coaching, travel, Christian mission work, and anything his children and their spouses are involved with. He and his awesome wife Dawn have been married over 30 years and are the proud parents of Rachel and Rob, and their spouses, John and Molly. Rachel and Molly are educators. John, like Rob, is in the U.S. Army