Home/Birthplace: Wheaton, Ill./Hinsdale, Ill..
Birth Year: 1993
Position: Outside Hitter
Club Team/Coach: Sports Performance 18 Mizuno/Bryan Johnwick
High School/Grad Year: Wheaton Warrenville South High School/2012
College: Loyola University-Chicago
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Selected for the Men’s Junior National Training Team. 2012 – Member of U.S. Boys’ Youth A2 Team.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS – Named 2012 Chicago Area Player of the Year and Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year after leading Wheaton Warrenville South High School to the 2012 national championship, wrapping up an undefeated season (42-0)…Named state championship MVP… three-year varsity player, selected team captain his senior year… Named to Volleyball Magazine’s “Fab 50” seniors for the 2012 class… Played for Sports Performance B18 Mizuno club team… 2012 Junior Nationals All-Tournament Team selection… Selected as Best Attacker at Palos Points Series.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Tom plays for Loyola University-Chicago… Saw action in 108 sets and finished the season with the second highest in kills (344) and aces (22) and digs (162) on the team…. Was a key member of Loyola’s team in spring 2013 that won the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) tournament for the first time in school history.
PERSONAL: Born Thomas John Jaeschke (1993) in Hinsdale, Ill. … Parents are John and Danielle Jaeschke… He has a brother Joseph (1990) and a twin sister Jamie (1993)… Tom is currently studying finance at Loyola University-Chicago. He started his career his sophomore year in high school playing for Sports Performance 16 Runbird… His favorite food is Giordano’s Deep Dish Pizza… Favorite book is Devil in the White City… Favorite band is The Beatles… His favorite movie is Law Abiding Citizen… Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant… Tom’s hobbies and interests include playing golf in the summer and relaxing with friends… His most admired person is his father because of his great work ethic… The happiest moment in Tom’s life was when his high school team capped an undefeated season by winning the state championship and when ESPN recognized them as the number one ranked team in the nation.
Updated May 2013