Anthony J. "Tony" Simeon
Tony Simeon came to High Point College in 1929 on a football scholarship and when he graduated in 1933 he had earned nine varsity letters at the college in football, track and wrestling. Simeon also became a Golden Gloves boxing champion. After a brief stint at Kernersville, Coach Simeon came to High Point High School in 1936 and until 1966 coached at various times football, basketball, baseball, golf, and track. Simeon coached his basketball teams to three state championships, five state runner-ups, nine conference championships and more than 480 wins. Simeon coached North Carolina to a victory in the 1949 Shrine Bowl. Simeon helped to establish the North Carolina Coaches Association and was President in 1951. Simeon was the Athletic Director for High Point City Schools from 1968 to 1976. Simeon is a member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame and the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame.