Front Office & Ballpark Staff

Thomas Willms

Thomas Willms

Director of Broadcasting
231.943.0100 ext. 204

Tom Willms is excited to be entering his first season as the Director of Broadcasting for the Traverse City Beach Bums. Originally from Brentwood, Long Island, New York, Tom comes to us from the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League, where he spent the last two years as their main broadcaster and media relations liason. 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 broadcaster, working for a number of teams in the Philadelphia area, including the Aston Rebels, the Philadelphia Little Flyers, and Neumann University’s men’s and women’s NCAA hockey 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 9 years, Rochelle. They have an 8 year old daughter, Madison, and a 2 year old son, Zachary.