Favorite Wooden Maxim
"There is no substitute for work. Worthwhile results come from hard work and careful planning."
Tom Trigg has 49 years of experience in the field of education. Most recently Tom was the superintendent of Highland Park ISD in Texas and prior to that was the superintendent of Blue Valley USD 229 in Kansas.
Tom was Kansas Superintendent of the Year in 2011 and in the same year was one of 4 finalists for National Superintendent of the Year. He has been an Education Week Leader to Learn From, an Ingram’s Education Icon, and received the Mike Kneale Educational Excellence in Leadership Award.
Tom received his Ed.D from the University of Kansas, his M.S in Educational Administration from Emporia State University and his B.A. in Mathematics and Physical Education from Ottawa University.
Areas of Expertise
As a Coach
Tom’s background in Educational/Administrative Leadership enables him to bring The Wooden Way to life for anyone serving in a leadership position whether in education or the corporate world. Tom excels as a presenter, trainer, coach, or mentor. His knowledge and belief in the Wooden principles position him to be an excellent resource for individuals as well as leadership teams.