In 2000, Tom Bold was named Associate Athletic Director – Facilities and was promoted to Senior Associate Athletic Director in 2011. He is responsible for the scheduling and operations of all athletic facilities as well as managing the construction and renovation of facilities. He also supervises the management of all home athletic contests.
He works closely with the Planning and Projects Division at Facilities Management for all athletics capital projects, including the Nelson Fitness Center, Goldberger Family Field, Meister-Kavan Field, Stevenson Field turf project, Meehan Auditorium renovation, Berylson Family Field and the recent lacrosse lockerroom project at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
Bold first arrived at Brown in September of 1984 as the assistant wrestling coach to Head Coach Dave Amato. In December of 1988, he took over the duties of ticket office manager while continuing on with his coaching duties. In April of 1991, he relinquished his coaching duties and accepted a position of Assistant to the Athletic Director, David Roach. Bold was later promoted to Assistant Athletic Director in 1996.
In 1984, Bold received a B.A. in Urban Studies from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. While at Lehigh, he was a four-year starter on the wrestling team.
Bold has served as Executive Director of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, an affiliate organization of the ECAC, from 1992 - 2010. He is a former member of the Division I NCAA wrestling committee from 2002-2005, serving as chair in 2005. Bold was also a member of the NCAA Women's Rowing Committee from 2006-2009, serving as chair in 2007, 2008 and 2009. He was also a member of the ECAC Men's Ice Hockey Executive Committee in 2004 and 2005, serving as the chair in 2005.
Bold was awarded the Brown Football Jay Barry Award for service to the football program, and earned the Robert F Hill Service Award for wrestling in 2011.
In 2013 and 2015, Bold served as the Tournament Director for the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey East Regional at the Dunkin Donuts Center. Bold has also served as the Tournament Director for numerous NCAA events on the Brown campus, including nine NCAA Men's Soccer tournament games from 1999-2011, and several NCAA Men's Lacrosse tournament games, including the 1999 and 2002 first round doubleheaders at Brown Stadium. Bold has also been named the Tournament Director for the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Quarterfinals at Brown Stadium in 2016.
Bold is originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He now resides in South Kingstown, Rhode Island with his wife Pat, and their three children James, Philip, a 2015 Brown graduate, and Maggie.