By Robin Farmer
W&M Alumni Association
A lot of what goes on to make athletes successful takes place off the field.
Enter Jason Simms.
Simms, William & Mary’s assistant athletic director for academic services, has helped student-athletes behind the scenes with everything from setting class schedules and mandatory study hours to tutoring and providing an extended orientation program to ensure Tribe athletes achieve success where it counts the most — in the classroom.
In the seven years Simms has worked at the College, Tribe players he has counseled have gone on to pursue advanced degrees in medicine, business and law.
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