Overview
Thomas Ewen Douglas-Powell

Thomas Ewen Douglas-Powell

Club
Top Volley Antwerpen
Birth Date
16/09/1992
Birth Place
Brisbane
Height
194 cm
Weight
82 kg

 

Tom first started playing volleyball at Brisbane Grammar
School in 2005 in Queensland, Australia. He played in state and national
schools cup competitions and soon started competing for Queensland at various
events. In 2009 Tom accepted a scholarship at the Queensland Academy of Sport,
and this lead to his first Australian National Junior Team selection later that
year. His debut was playing in the Trans Tasman series against New Zealand in
2009, and in 2010 played in both the Asian Junior and in Asian Youth
Championships in Thailand and Iran, respectively. Since 2010, Tom has been on
scholarship playing for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen volleyball team in
Canada, completing a Bachelor of Arts at the same time. After the 2013-2014
season he was named an All-Star in his conference. He was first invited to
trial for the Volleyroos in 2013, and was selected to compete at the world FISU
Games in Russia.  After this, he was
selected to be a part of the Volleyroos and was part of the team that qualified
for the 2014 World Championships  and
compete at Asian Championships in Dubai. Tom has been involved in all the major tournaments in the current Olympic cycle, and in 2015/16 he found his first professional contract in A2 in Italy with Conad Reggio Emilia.

Career

  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (9) - Other (88)
  • International Debut Canberra, Australia
  • Current Club Top Volley Antwerpen
  • Spike 356
  • Block 332