Tom Haine

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas Allen "Tom"•Haine
Used nameTom•Haine
Born6 January 1933 in Minot, North Dakota (USA)
Died10 September 1994 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (USA)
Measurements186 cm / 93 kg
AffiliationsOutrigger Canoe Club, Honolulu (USA)
NOC United States


Tom “Daddy” Haine played volleyball at Roosevelt High School and San Jose State. Haine later played for the Outrigger Canoe Club. He played for the USA at the 1963 Pan American Games, winning a silver medal, and the 1967 Pan Ams, winning gold, prior to captaining the 1968 Olympic team. Haines was a volleyball All-American 18 times. In 1982 he was named Gold Masters Player of the Year and in 1990 he was awarded the US Volleyball Association’s All-Time Great Player Award. He was a banker by profession.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Volleyball (Volleyball) USA Tom Haine
Volleyball, Men (Olympic) United States 7

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