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Tom Smailes - The Group Real Estate

 

“One can learn anything, anything at all, I thought, if provided by a gifted and passionate teacher.”    Beach Music Pat Conroy

 

Professional Qualifications

Broker Associate/Partner-The Group, Inc. Real Estate

Member of National Associations of Realtors

Member of Colorado Association of Realtors

Member of Fort Collins Board of Realtors

Graduate of Ninja Selling

 

Professional Experience

H.S. Language Arts Instructor, Department Head, Head Football Coach (1980-2016)

 

Education

B.A. Speech Communication & English (double major):  California State University Northridge

M.A. Speech Communication/Rhetoric:  Colorado State University

 

Community Involvement

Fort Collins Parks & Rec Volunteer Basketball Coach (2017-Present)

NFL Flag Football Volunteer Coach (2014-Present)

Fort Collins Baseball Club Volunteer Coach (2014-Present)

 

Personal Data

A retired teacher (brief 36-year career) and a transplanted Colorado native since 1988, I am married to Larissa who begins her 20th year teaching Language Arts and Drama at Rocky Mountain H.S.  Together,  we have 4 wonderful children.  Christian is a social worker in NYC working with South American unaccompanied immigrant minors, Lauren is a 4th grade teacher in Austin in her 6th year of teaching, Carter is an 8th grader at Kinard Middle School who somehow is a Seahawk fan, and Colter continually provides the family entertainment as a 5th grader at Zach Elementary. 

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