Director of High School Player Development and Recruiting
USA Gold Certified Coach
Coach Anthony is always striving to get the most out of his players. He focuses on developing fundamentals as well as a tough defensive mindset. With a vast basketball background including playing college, professional, and also coaching at the college level Anthony has committed to giving back to the younger generation. He wants to help each student reach their basketball goals. With both playing and coaching background, Anthony has deep ties to both the Chicago and regional recruiting scene.
- Anthony has developed, trained, and helped numerous athletes through the recruiting process. Has helped numerous played get to the next level.
- Assistant coach at North Central College
- Played professionally in Canada, Switzerland, and in the US.
- Following graduating from college with a Sport Management Degree
- Played for North Central College. At North Central College, Anthony would help turn a poor basketball program into its rich tradition of success in basketball. Anthony dominated the league fast acquiring awards such as 2x D3 Hoops All-American, 3x All-Conference player and won first ever CCIW Conference Tournament.
- Anthony Simmons spent a lot of his youth playing in summer camps developing his basketball skills under, “the winningest boys high school basketball coach in Illinois history Gene Pingatore”. Anthony attended St. Joseph High School and later transferred to Romeoville High School in which he made All-Conference and Honorable Mention All-State.