Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Friends and families are mourning the death of Tom Zolinski , Freeland girls basketball coach, who led the Falcons to three Final Fours and a state championship game in 2019.
Freeland athletic director Jeff Bell confirmed that Zolinski failed to appear at school as the team was prepared to get on a bus to a preseason scrimmage. He was found in bed at his home. According to a report by mlive .
Tom Zolinski Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on what cause the death of Tom Zolinski . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
He was a great coach and even better person. Saddened to hear the news of Tom Zolinski’s sudden passing. My thoughts are with the Freeland community during this tough time. pic.twitter.com/winup58eVK
— Jason Lewis (@JasonLewis_TV) November 23, 2019
Our heartfelt condolences go out to @fhsgirlsball @freelandfalcons and the family and friends of Coach Tom Zolinski after his passing. The whole community and his family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers.
— Nouvel Basketball (@NouvelBball) November 23, 2019
Heartbroken for Freeland. I enjoyed my many conversations with Coach Tom Zolinski. He always made time for me and we shared a lot of laughs. It won’t be the same without him there. My heart goes out to @fhsgirlsball. Stay strong girls. We’re all Falcons today.
RIP COACH Z pic.twitter.com/jz7M3SWeOG
— Duff Tyler (@DuffTyler) November 23, 2019
Read why Daily News sportswriter Fred Kelly considers recently deceased Freeland girls’ basketball coach Tom Zolinski one of his favorite coaches — and favorite people — of all time in his column at https://t.co/RxDKt5DVcG. pic.twitter.com/2ll3W6StJY
— MDN Sports (@mdnsports) November 23, 2019