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Harry Simmons

Inducted 1982


Harry Simmons, known as “The Chief”, had a 701-348 record in his forty-year career as a collegiate basketball coach.

His winning record, close to 70%, was the most in Trinidad Junior College, Pueblo Junior College and University of Southern Colorado (USC) history.

In 1961, while at Pueblo Junior College, Simmons won the National Junior College title.

For thirty-six years, he also acted as Athletic Director while coaching at USC.

Simmons was inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Directors Hall of Fame in 1986, and the National Junior Collegiate Athletics Association Hall of Fame for his work at Pueblo Junior College.

Harry Simmons

His winning record, close to 70%, was the most…in history.