Tom Pukstys
Palos Heights, IL

U of Florida, 1990, BS in Public Relations

Current Job
Owner and coach of TP Sports Performance. Training athletes in all sports. Over 1000 athletes trained since 2002.

Athletic Career
US javelin record holder from 1993 to 2004 (285'10") 87.12
Ranked US #1 10 times
Ranked 5th in the world in 1993 and 1996
125 competitions over 80 meters (262'5) 50 competitions over 83 meters (272 feet)

US Champion: 6 times
Ranked top 3 in the US from 1989 to 2004.
Retired from Competition on August 9, 2004 with a throw of 80.39 meters.
Serves as consultant to most US ranked javelin throwers.
Organized and promoted USA vs. Finland Throwers Challenge and named Head Coach of US Squad in Finland, July 30th, 2005