Todd Simon (basketball)
Simon in 2016
|Born||August 3, 1980|
|Alma mater||Central Michigan|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2002–2003||Harrison Community HS (JV HC/varsity asst.)|
|2003–2004||Pepperdine (volunteer asst.)|
|2006–2012||Findlay Prep (assistant)|
|2016||UNLV (interim HC)|
|Head coaching record|
Early life and education
Born in Fowler, Michigan, Simon graduated from Central Michigan University in 2003 as a double major in sport studies and management information systems. In 2010, Simon completed a master's degree in sport education leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
In the 2002–03 school year, Simon was junior varsity boys' basketball head coach and a varsity assistant coach at Harrison Community High School in Harrison, Michigan. Simon then was a volunteer assistant coach at Pepperdine University in the 2003–04 season under Paul Westphal before becoming an assistant coach under Lon Kruger at UNLV from 2004 to 2006.
From 2006 to 2012, Simon was an assistant coach at basketball power Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada before assuming the head coach spot for the 2012–13 season. In 2013, Simon returned to UNLV as an assistant coach, this time under Dave Rice. When head coach Dave Rice was dismissed on January 10, 2016, Simon was named interim head coach of the Runnin' Rebels. Simon led the team to a 9–8 record in 17 games as head coach. Following the season, Simon was hired as head coach for Southern Utah.
Head coaching record
|UNLV Runnin' Rebels (Mountain West Conference) (2016)|
|UNLV:||9–8 (.529)||8–7 (.533)|
|Southern Utah (Big Sky Conference) (2016–present)|
|2018–19||Southern Utah||17–17||9–11||7th||CIT Second Round|
|Southern Utah:||36–63 (.364)||17–39 (.304)|
- "Todd Simon, Associate Head Coach" (PDF). 2015-16 UNLV Men's Basketball Media Guide. UNLV. 2015. p. 65.
- Isabella, Sean (July 22, 2013). "Simon Hired As UNLV Assistant Coach". UNLV Rebels. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
- "T-Birds hire Todd Simon as new men's basketball coach". Salt Lake Tribune. March 22, 2016. Retrieved April 12, 2016.