COLLIERVILLE, TN (WMC) - Collierville High School lost a teacher and a coach Sunday when Robbie Simmons died.
Simmons was the cross county coach for the school as well as a teacher.
Collierville High's website states that Simmons was in his 14th year as a cross country coach for boys and girls. He is a West Memphis, Arkansas, native. He was an Arkansas cross country champion and state record holder.
Simmons was an All-American at Ouachita Baptist University. He won numerous regional championships as a coach.
Collierville Schools posted a statement on their Facebook page:
Many students and parents chimed in on the post about his influence as a psychology teacher as well as a coach.
Details surrounding Simmons' death have not been released.