Joey Simmons has been involved in coaching for 35 years. He has been married for 36 years and has three children and eight grandchildren. His select basketball success includes six AAU
National Championships as well as four AAU National Runner-up Championships. In five short years of coaching high school basketball he has won over 127 games, with three Final 4 appearances in the TAPPS State Finals and two Elite 8 finishes.
In 2001 his Junior Olympic team traveled to Europe, representing AAU, to compete against European Olympians. The team went 4-0 in their travels around Europe. He is presently the owner of Premier Basketball Report, a national scouting service and runs the Premier Basketball Tournaments which includes the Heart of Texas Showcase in April and the Super 48 and Super 64 National Championship Tournament in July. He is also formerly the Athletic Director and Girls Head Basketball Coach at St. Joseph High School in Bryan.
Joey Simmons is also the McDonald’s All-American girl’s representative for the State of Texas and serves on the selection committee of the McDonald’s All-American girls teams. In just three short years the Premier Basketball Report Scouting Service has become one of the leading scouting services in the country.
Texas Express Basketball Club
Founder/Head Coach – AAU Girls Basketball Team – 1995-2007
- 5-time AAU National Champions (2004, 2004, 2003, 2002, 1998)
- 3-time AAU National Runner-ups (2002, 2001, 2000)
- 9-time AAU National Elite Eight Finalists (1998-2007)
- 12-time AAU National Sweet Sixteen Finalists (1995-2007)
- 13-time AAU National Tournament Finalists (1995-2007)
Head Coach – Texas Junior Olympic Team – 1999-2001
- Traveled to Europe and defeated the German, Austrian, and two Italian Olympic teams (2001)
- AAU Junior Olympic National Champions (2000)
- AAU Junior Olympic National Runner-ups (1999)
Head Coach – St. Joseph Catholic High School Team –2008-present
- Tapps 3A State Final 4 – Took team to State Final 4 first year at St. Joseph (2009)
Head Coach – Nolan Catholic High School Team –2004-2008
- Tapps 6A State Regionals – Took team to State Play-off for fourth year in a row (2008)
- Tapps 6A State Final 4 – Took team to State Final 4 for second year in a row (2007)
- Tapps 6A State Final 4 – Took team to State Final 4 in just second year at Nolan Catholic High School. School had not been to Final 4 since 1988. (2006)
- Tapps 6A State Regionals – Took team to State Regionals first year at Nolan Catholic High School (2005)
- Founder and Director - Heart of Texas Invitational Showcase (2000-Present)
- Founder and Director – Super 64 and Super 32 National Championship Tournament (2009-present)
- President / Founder – Texas Express Basketball Club (1995-2007)
- President / Director – Southwestern AAU Girls Basketball (2002-2005)
- Co-President – USA Hoops / Texas Shooting Stars Basketball Club (2003-2005)
- President – Texas Shooting Stars Basketball Club (2001-2002
- Board of Directors – Texas Shooting Stars Basketball Club (1997-1999)
- Coached over 100 players that have gone on to play Division I basketball and many players who have played junior college basketball, and 4 players made it to the WNBA.
- Successfully coached youth sports and high school basketball for 35 years with over 1500 victories.
- Coaching experience in several sports including girl’s basketball, boy’s basketball, boy’s soccer, girl’s soccer, boy’s baseball, and girl’s softball.