Brampton, Ontario-born Tom Phair Jr. excelled in both box and field lacrosse. Phair’s Jr. A lacrosse was played with the Brampton Excelsiors from 1985 to 1990. In 1992 through 1994 he played on the Brampton Excelsior’s Sr. A team, winning Mann Cups in 1992 and 1993.In 1994 he played for the Canadian Field Lacrosse Team in Manchester, England, winning bronze. In addition to Major Series lacrosse, he played nine seasons in the MILL and the NLL for Buffalo, Philadelphia, Colorado and Anaheim. In 2006 he won a Mann Cup with the Peterborough Lakers and in the same year he won a gold with the Canadian Field Lacrosse Team at the World Cup.