Tomlinson, who was a competitive swimmer from 2003-10, is working towards a career in the entertainment business or working for a non-profit organization. He is currently a volunteer with the Jessie Rees Foundation, which encouraging kids fighting cancer to Never Ever Give Up. On the entertainment side, he has made three appearances on the television show Glee in seasons two and three and has also performed on on the Spike TV Scream Awards in 2011.
Tomlinson's father Jerry was the head coach of the UCLA gymnastics team from 1980-90 and current head coach Valorie Kondos Field's predecessor. Jerry hired Kondos Field in 1983 as the team's assistant coach and choreographer.