|Date of birth||31 October 1972|
|Place of birth||Westmoreland, Jamaica|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|1996–1997||Fresno State Bulldogs|
|1998||Ohio State Buckeyes|
|1997–1998||Central Coast Roadrunners|
|1999–2000||Wichita Wings (indoor)||36||(9)|
|2011||North Sound SeaWolves||14||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 June 2011.
College and amateur
Tomlinson began his collegiate soccer career at Fresno State University before transferring to Ohio State University for the 1998 season. In 1997 and 1998, Tomlinson spent the collegiate off-season with the Central Coast Roadrunners of the Premier Development League.
Tomlinson turned professional in 1999 when he joined the Tennessee Rhythm of the USL A-League. That fall, he signed with the Wichita Wings of the National Professional Soccer League In 2000, he signed with the Seattle Sounders of the USL First Division. While he was a consistent starter, he lost most of the 2002 season and the entire 2005 season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in preseason. He retired at the conclusion of the 2008 season, having played 119 league games and scored 10 goals for the Sounders over the course of 8 seasons.