Our own Clovis Simmons was named the 2018 South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association (SCACA) Boys Tennis Coach of the Year for ALL classifications on Sunday, July 21, at the 26th Annual SCACA Banquet in Charleston. Coach Simmons previously earned this award in 2000; she was named the SCACA Girls Tennis Coach of the Year in 1996. In addition, Coach Simmons has earned 33 Conference Coach of the Year awards; she has been to 13 state championship finals, including this past spring. In 2000, the CHS Boys Tennis team brought home the state championship. Simmons has coached in the North-South All State event as both a head coach and an assistant coach several times. In 1997, the Gene & Clovis Simmons family was named the South Carolina Tennis Association’s Family of the Year.
This fall, Clovis Simmons will begin her 29th year as the head coach of both the girls and boys tennis teams.
Congratulations, Coach Simmons, and THANK YOU for your devotion to your players and to the Clinton Community. GO BIG RED!