Sunderland Association Football Club Current Players
Tom joined Sunderland at the under-14 level and has also been a member of the Newcastle Falcons' rugby union development centre.
He is a big, strong central defender who is based in Shotley Bridge and is in the second year of his scholarship.
Tom made a total of 14 appearances for the under-18s in 2011-12.
Last season, McNamee continued to impress as the under-18 side reached the semi-finals of the Barclays U18 Premier League.
He made 15 appearances for the U18's whilst also adding eight appearances for the development squad.