Thomas Grzywinski has been a lifelong educator and mentor of young men and women. A graduate of Woodward High School in 1959 and Defiance College in 1963, Thomas entered the US Army in 1965. Honorably discharged from the Army in 1967, he returned to the Toledo, Ohio area.
Grzywinski taught in the Toledo public school system for 35 years with 30 years at his High School alma mater, Woodward. 25 years of coaching Baseball and Football and 35 years officiating high school and college basketball in the Mid-American, Big East, Horizon, Mid- Continent and Great Lakes Valley conferences.
Grzywinski has been a caddie master for 37 years with 30 of them coming at Sylvania Country Club where he continues to mold young men and women to be wonderful caddies and better people. Over his 37 years, 105 of his caddies have been awarded the prestigious Evans Scholarship.
Thomas Gryzwinski is a member of five Hall of Fames including the Toledo District Golf Association, where he was inducted in 2008.