Stacey Simmons is one of Pinellas County's most respected coaches. Born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, Stacey began his legacy as one of the state's premier student-athletes. Stacey completed his high school career at Dunedin High School as an All-County baseball player and All-American in football and track and field. Because of his talent and relentless work ethic, Stacey earned a full football and track scholarship to The University of Florida.
As a Gator, Stacey was a 7 time All S.E.C. performer and 3 time NCAA All-American breaking 3 UF Track and Field records. Because of his success at the collegiate level, Stacey had the opportunity to compete internationally and was a member of the USA track team.
In 1990, Simmons graduated with a B.S. in exercise and sports sciences and was selected the 83rd player in the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts. After two seasons with the Colts, Simmons spent 8 more seasons in professional football, winning 2 world championships with the Tampa Bay Storm.
Simmons continues to utilize his experiences as an athlete, motivator and coach to sharpen athlete's abilities. He has helped many athletes reach the pinnacle of their sport. Former and current athletes include football, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball and track and field. Simmons has also helped numerous athletes improve mechanics, technique and agility to improve performance that has led to college scholarships and professional contracts for many athletes.