31 May 2019

Michael Simmonds Hired as Associate Director of Athletics

Michael is a familiar face around the Circle community.  He first came to Circle from 2002-04 to teach a worships band class.  He returned in 2009 and has taught in the Lower School, the School for the Arts, and Upper School where he currently teaches United States History Honors. In the athletic department, Michael served as middle school boys head coach and as an assistant with our varsity program.

Outside of Circle, Michael is the Associate Pastor for Worship and Children at The Church @434 in Winter Springs.  As a bi-vocational minister he has also spent 17 years with the Central Florida YMCA and is the founder of MDS Team and Leadership Development Group, an organizational development consulting company serving 501-C3s to Fortune 500s from Orlando to Shanghai.

Michael is the husband of Gretchen and the dad of Patrick (Class of 2018), Max (2022) and Katie (2024).  He is excited for the opportunity to serve the Circle families in this new capacity.

Circle is excited to have Michael on board in the Athletic Department, and we look forward to the leadership that he will bring in his expanded role with the school.

Go Centurions!