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Harold Simons was born in 1946 and he grew up in Ann Arbor. He was inspired by Jones School teacher Harry Mial to become a teacher and coach. A standout basketball player for Ann Arbor High, he went on to play at Eastern Michigan University. He was the freshman basketball coach there before becoming head coach at Huron High for 20 years. Mr. Simons reflects on race relations and generational differences in Ann Arbor. He and his wife Ethel have been married for 53 years.
Huron Basketball Coach Harold Simons Gives Pep Talk During 54-53 Playoff Win Against Pioneer, March 1986
Ann Arbor News, March 4, 1986
Huron coach Harold Simons talks over strategy with his team during a timeout in Monday's game against Pioneer.