Tom Austin graduated from Bishop Moore in 1968. He began his coaching and teaching career at Bishop Moore Catholic High School in 1973. He was a member of the football staff under Coach Harry Nelson. He became the head baseball coach in 1975. He led the Hornets to the final four in 1976. He, along with Hornet boosters spearheaded the building of our on campus field. After the 1979 season, Coach Austin left to become the head baseball coach at Methodist University in Fayetville, N.C. He has been there ever since. He has just completed his 37th season and has over 1,100 wins. Coach Austin has been inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame.
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