Tom Fisher was hired in November 2007 to run the Michael P. O'Brien Athletics & Recreation Center (MPOBARC). The Wappingers Falls, N.Y. native originally joined St. Mary's Department of Athletics and Recreation in November of 2007 as the Michael P. O'Brien Athletics & Recreation Center (MPOBARC) building director, managing daily operations of the 110,000-square foot facility.In 2009, Fisher was named the head coach of the men's and women's cross country teams.
The Wappingers Falls, N.Y. native is responsible for the daily management, programming, and operation of the MPOBARC, including revenue generation and scheduling as well as hiring, training, and supervising the student staff. Fisher also serves as the supervisor for Men's and Women's Rowing, Men's and Women's Swimming, and Intramurals.
Before arriving on the St. Mary's campus, he served as both the Assistant Athletic Director and the Intramural Director at the State University of New York at Delhi, a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), for 10 years. Fisher oversaw operations of the CADI Fitness Center and managed all aspects of home Bronco athletic events as assistant AD. While at SUNY Delhi, he was also an adjunct professor for sports officiating and intramural administration.
In accordance with National Intramural/Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) guidelines, Fisher also initiated and scheduled intramural and recreation programs for a diverse student population. He was also the summer camp coordinator for five years.
A 1992 graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland, Fisher earned a B.S. in physical education with a minor in management. He then completed his masters in sports administration at Eastern Kentucky University in 1995, serving as a graduate assistant intramural sports coordinator and instructor.
Fisher is married to Stacey Row and the couple resides in Lusby with their two children, Rachel and Reid.