Tom Cundy
Tom Cundy
Full Name:  Thomas Carroll Cundy
     Died:  January 5, 2014 in Miami Beach, Fl
   School:  Bellevue High School in Bellevue, Kentucky


FSU Career
Tennis
Year  Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1952  6-1  160  Fr   *   Bellevue, KY                            
1953  6-1  160  So   *   Bellevue, KY                            
1954  6-1  165  Jr   *   Bellevue, KY                            
1955  6-1  165  Sr   *   Bellevue, KY                            


Comments
Tennis athlete from Bellevue, Ky...four-year letterman...his teams went 45-19 from 1952-55...No. 2 player with a career record of 36-18...died on January 5, 2014.

Obituary for Thomas Carroll Cundy
Published in The Sun-Sentinel on January 9, 2014

Thomas C. Cundy, Chairman/CEO/Founder of CUNDY, Inc., 80, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014, peacefully at his home in Miami Beach, FL. Tom was raised in Bellevue, Kentucky; in 1951 he graduated from Bellevue High School and won the Kentucky State High School Tennis Championship. Tom was awarded a Tennis Scholarship to Florida State University where he was a four year Letterman, graduating in 1955. Upon graduation from FSU, Tom entered the United States Marine Corps and obtained the rank of Captain. In 1958, "TC" began his insurance career and developed his business, CUNDY, Inc. into one of the leading privately held employee benefit consulting firms in the country. A few of his many highlights during his career include being the Leading Producer Nationally for many of the largest Insurance Companies in the country and consulting for numerous Fortune 500 companies. In 1973, an Insurance Industry Trade Journal awarded Tom the Top Producer in the Country. Some of Tom's achievements, awards, and honors include: Bellevue High School Commencement Speaker, 1984 & 2000; Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame, 1985; proud recipient of the Horatio Alger Award presented at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, 2000; Board of Trustees of The Florida State University Foundation - 1984 - 1993; past member of the Board of Directors of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island; Kentucky Colonels; Bellevue High School Hall of Distinguished Alumni; Bellevue High School Sports Hall of Fame; 2006 recipient of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Award. He is survived by his wife, Jane; his sons, Thomas Jr. (Elizabeth), David (Julie) both of Ft. Lauderdale and John "Jay" (Michelle) of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Kelly Lee, Thomas C. III, Chase P., Connor D., Holly L. and Katherine G. He was predeceased by his stepdaughter, Susan Strong.



FSU Statistics
Tennis
Singles Results
      Highest   vs          3    Fall/Spring
Year    Rank   Rank  ACC   Sets  Tournaments   1     2     3     4     5     6    NCAA Total
---- -------- ----- ----- -----  ----------- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
1952                        0-3                      7-4   1-1   1-0                     9-5
1953                        0-2                      8-7                                 8-7
1954                        1-0                     11-1                                11-1
1955                        3-1                      9-5                                 9-5
Tot                         4-6                     35-17  1-1   1-0                    37-18

Doubles Results Highest vs Tie Fall/Spring Partner Year Rank Rank ACC Break Tournaments 1 2 3 NCAA Total --------------------------- ---- ------- ----- ----- ----- ----------- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- Joe Harris 1952 0-2 3-5 3-5 Joe Harris 1953 3-0 3-2 3-0 6-2 Tom Morgan 1953 0-1 0-2 0-2 Joe Harris 1954 0-1 1-2 1-2 Dave Kennedy 1954 1-1 1-1 Hal Schaus 1954 2-1 5-1 1-0 6-1 Joe Harris 1955 0-3 0-3 Jimmy Wade 1955 2-0 2-0 Don Wyly 1955 2-0 2-0 Totals 5-5 10-6 11-8 0-2 21-16
Singles Opp Date Rank Rank Pos Opponent School W-L Score Record ---------- ---- ---- --- ------------------------- -------------------- --- -------------------- ------ 03/28/1952 3 Cookie Garcia LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS L 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 0- 1 03/29/1952 2 Keith Benning MERCER W 6-0, 6-0 1- 1 03/31/1952 3 Garth Ludwig CONCORDIA SEMINARY W 6-0, 9-7 2- 1 04/02/1952 2 Keith Benning MERCER L 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 2- 2 04/03/1952 4 Beryl Weiner GEORGIA W 6-0, 6-2 3- 2 04/08/1952 2 B.B. Curham MICHIGAN W 6-0, 7-5 4- 2 04/10/1952 2 Eli Glazer INDIANA L 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 4- 3 04/19/1952 2 Rema Sapp VALDOSTA STATE COLL W 6-0, 6-0 5- 3 04/25/1952 2 Charles Cox VALDOSTA STATE COLL W 6-0, 6-0 6- 3 04/26/1952 2 Frank Keister MIAMI L 6-1, 6-2 6- 4 04/29/1952 2 Art Chandler FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL W 8-6, 6-4 7- 4 05/01/1952 2 Art Chandler FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL W 8- 4 05/02/1952 2 Oliver Garrett ORLANDO AFB W 6-0, 6-0 9- 4 05/03/1952 2 Calhoun Dickson ROLLINS COLLEGE L 7-5, 6-3 9- 5 03/23/1953 2 Bill McMullan GEORGIA L 6-1, 6-4 9- 6 03/24/1953 2 Dixie Brown JACKSONVILLE STATE L 6-0, 7-5 9- 7 03/26/1953 2 Neal Wellemse SPRING HILL COLLEGE W 6-4, 6-4 10- 7 03/27/1953 2 David Rosenbaum LOUISIANA STATE L 6-2, 8-6 10- 8 03/28/1953 2 George Frilet LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS L 6-4, 6-2 10- 9 03/31/1953 2 Tillie McMasters KENYON COLLEGE L 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 10-10 04/11/1953 2 Harry Chiffin MERCER W 6-1, 6-0 11-10 04/13/1953 2 Charles Hill VALDOSTA STATE COLL W 6-1, 6-0 12-10 04/16/1953 2 Shira Yamazaki FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL W 6-3, 6-1 13-10 04/17/1953 2 Alfredo Millet ROLLINS COLLEGE L 6-0, 6-0 13-11 04/22/1953 2 Charles Hill VALDOSTA STATE COLL W 6-4, 6-0 14-11 04/29/1953 2 Bill McMullen GEORGIA L 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 14-12 05/01/1953 2 Hamilton EMORY W 15-12 05/02/1953 2 MERCER W 16-12 05/05/1953 2 Hunter Bell AUBURN W 6-0, 6-1 17-12 03/20/1954 2 Ericson STETSON W 6-1, 6-3 18-12 03/23/1954 2 John Bremer DAVIDSON COLLEGE W 8-6, 9-7 19-12 03/27/1954 2 Julian Wade GEORGIA TECH W 6-0, 7-5 20-12 04/03/1954 2 Erickson STETSON W 6-2, 6-2 21-12 04/09/1954 2 Henry Palmer EMORY W 12-10, 9-7 22-12 04/10/1954 2 David Rosenbaum LOUISIANA STATE L 6-4, 6-2 22-13 04/13/1954 2 Danny Huff GEORGIA W 6-1, 6-3 23-13 04/15/1954 2 Julian Wade GEORGIA TECH W 7-5, 2-6, 6-1 24-13 04/17/1954 2 Al Danel ROLLINS COLLEGE W 8-6, 6-2 25-13 04/20/1954 2 Bert Schwartz MERCER W 6-0, 6-1 26-13 04/27/1954 2 Mark Ryan TAMPA W 6-1, 6-2 27-13 05/01/1954 2 Gordon Hirschberger FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL W 6-1, 8-6 28-13 03/14/1955 2 Dick Macates PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE L 6-3, 7-5 28-14 03/17/1955 2 Bill McMullan GEORGIA W 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 29-14 03/18/1955 2 Lee Abraham AUBURN W 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 30-14 03/21/1955 2 Fritz Haring OHIO STATE W 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 31-14 03/25/1955 2 Art Fish PENSACOLA NAS L 6-2, 7-5 31-15 03/26/1955 2 Jack Heisel GEORGIA TECH L 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 31-16 03/31/1955 2 Hirschberg FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL W 8-6, 6-3 32-16 04/02/1955 2 STETSON W 33-16 04/19/1955 2 Jack Heisel GEORGIA TECH W 6-1, 6-2 34-16 05/07/1955 2 Fish PENSACOLA NAS L 6-4, 6-4 34-17
Doubles Opp Date Rank Rank Pos Partner Opponent School W-L Score Record ---------- ---- ---- --- ------------------------- ---------------------------------------- -------------------- --- -------------------- ------ 03/28/1952 2 Joe Harris Fernandez/Cookie Garcia LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS L 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 0- 1 04/03/1952 2 Joe Harris Bob Cummings/Beryl Weiner GEORGIA W 6-1, 6-4 1- 1 04/08/1952 2 Joe Harris B.B. Curham/Jim Stephens MICHIGAN L 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 1- 2 04/10/1952 2 Joe Harris Duane Gomez/Tom Lynch INDIANA L 6-2, 6-3 1- 3 04/26/1952 2 Joe Harris Orlando Garrido/Frank Keister MIAMI L 6-4, 6-2 1- 4 05/01/1952 2 Joe Harris Dick Beder/Marvin Kumm FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL W 2- 4 05/02/1952 2 Joe Harris Oliver Garrett/Jim Kelly ORLANDO AFB W 6-4, 6-1 3- 4 05/03/1952 2 Joe Harris Calhoun Dickson/Eduardo Garcia ROLLINS COLLEGE L 6-0, 6-2 3- 5 03/23/1953 3 Tom Morgan Merritt Pound/Bill McMullen GEORGIA L 1-6, 6-1, 6-3 3- 6 03/27/1953 3 Tom Morgan Walter Cockerham/Schultz LOUISIANA STATE L 6-0, 6-2 3- 7 03/28/1953 1 Joe Harris Tony Fernandez/Bob Hanberg LOYOLA-NEW ORLEANS L 6-2, 6-2 3- 8 03/31/1953 1 Joe Harris Tillie McMasters/Ron Ryan KENYON COLLEGE W 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 4- 8 04/11/1953 1 Joe Harris Tommy Knotts/Bert Schwartz MERCER W 6-1, 6-1 5- 8 04/17/1953 1 Joe Harris Al Danel/Alfredo Millet ROLLINS COLLEGE L 6-2, 6-0 5- 9 04/22/1953 1 Joe Harris Gorman Joiner/Charles Hill VALDOSTA STATE COLL W 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 6- 9 05/01/1953 2 Joe Harris Hamilton/Wally Ruston EMORY W 6-3, 6-1 7- 9 05/02/1953 2 Joe Harris MERCER W 8- 9 05/05/1953 2 Joe Harris Paul Bost/Robert Struck AUBURN W 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 9- 9 03/20/1954 1 Hal Schaus Decker/Ericson STETSON W 6-3, 6-3 10- 9 03/23/1954 1 Joe Harris John Bremer/Lacy Kessler DAVIDSON COLLEGE L 6-3, 9-7 10-10 03/27/1954 1 Joe Harris Mark McAllister/Julian Wade GEORGIA TECH L 8-6, 5-7, 6-2 10-11 04/03/1954 1 Joe Harris Driver/Holley STETSON W 6-1, 6-4 11-11 04/09/1954 1 Hal Schaus John Fraser/Henry Palmer EMORY W 6-0, 6-3 12-11 04/10/1954 2 Hal Schaus Charles Pitts/Paul Young LOUISIANA STATE W 6-4, 10-8 13-11 04/12/1954 1 Hal Schaus Garth Ludwig/Don Lutz CONCORDIA SEMINARY W 6-3, 6-0 14-11 04/13/1954 1 Hal Schaus Bill McMullen/Merrit Pound GEORGIA W 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 15-11 04/15/1954 1 Hal Schaus Mark McAllister/Julian Wade GEORGIA TECH W 6-8, 7-5, 6-3 16-11 04/17/1954 1 Hal Schaus Memo Garcia/George Longshore ROLLINS COLLEGE L 6-0, 4-6, 6-2 16-12 04/20/1954 1 Dave Kennedy Buddy Moore/Bert Schwartz MERCER L 6-3, 8-6 16-13 05/01/1954 1 Dave Kennedy Shire Yamazaki/Charlie Stiles FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL W 6-0, 6-3 17-13 03/14/1955 2 Joe Harris Allen Morris/Guice Potter PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE L 6-1, 6-2 17-14 03/17/1955 2 Jimmy Wade Danny Huff/Stan Steinberg GEORGIA W 6-4, 8-6 18-14 03/21/1955 2 Jimmy Wade Hanlon/Howard Hirsch OHIO STATE W 6-3, 6-1 19-14 03/25/1955 2 Joe Harris Dick Gaskill/Jerry Pope PENSACOLA NAS L 6-2, 6-2 19-15 03/26/1955 2 Joe Harris Earl Boriell/Jack Heisel GEORGIA TECH L 6-2, 6-2 19-16 04/19/1955 2 Don Wyly Earl Bortell/Sam Van Leer GEORGIA TECH W 6-4, 7-5 20-16 05/07/1955 2 Don Wyly Johnson/Romaine PENSACOLA NAS W 6-4, 6-3 21-16