Coach Simmonds has served as the head varsity girls' basketball coach since 2004. He has led the team to two league titles (2013, 2014) and the 2013 state title, the same year the team was ranked #1 by the Delco Daily Times Super 7. In the last five seasons, EA Girls' Basketball has not only finished 1st or 2nd in the Inter-Ac league, but has also placed in The Philadelphia Inquirer Top 10 or Honorable Mention City Rankings.
Prior to coaching at EA, Coach Simmonds was the assistant coach at Archbishop Carroll, Bryn Mawr College, and Marple Newtown, as well as the Athletic Director for Holy Child Academy located in Drexel Hill. Coach Simmonds also has over 16 years of experience coaching at the AAU level for the Comets.