Tom Brankin joined the Valpo men's golf staff for the 2018-2019 season.
Brankin is a 1989 Valpo graduate and earned four letters in golf for the Crusaders while also achieving academic all-conference and garnering a degree in accounting.
Brankin has been an assistant boys basketball coach at Highland High School since 2008. His local coaching resume also includes a stint as the varsity girls golf coach for the Trojans in 2010-2011. He instructed the first individual state finalist in Highland history. In addition, he has served as an offensive coordinator on football staffs at Highland (2012-2015), Calumet New Tech (2016) and East Chicago (2017).
The Brother Rice High School graduate and former all-catholic league performer currently owns his own accounting and consulting practice in Schererville. He has three children: Tommy, Tyler and Katie.