Tom Moody is one of the foreigners to been have applied for the post of head coach. In 2005, Moody lost to Greg Chappell. He was appointed as the head coach of Sri Lankan Cricket team in 2005 and left the post after help Sri Lanka reach the finals of 2007 World Cup. The Australian coached Western Australia in Big Bash League during 2007 season.
In Indian Premier League history, Moody coached Kings XI Punjab in the inaugural edition in 2008. Under Moody, Western Australia qualified in KFC T20 Big Bash League. In December 2012, he decided to coach new IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad. Under his coaching, Sunrisers Hyderabad reached the playoffs stage five times and became champions in 2016.
He was appointed as the International Director of Cricket for CPL and appointed as the Director of Cricket with Melbourne Renegades in 2014 in Big Bash League. In 2019 June, he was named as coach of Montreal Tigers franchise in Global T20 Canada 2019.