Who Was Yvonne Michelle Simmons? The First African American Female Coach in the Alabama Hall of Fame

Yvonne Michelle Simmons

Yvonne Michelle Simmons, a distinguished girls basketball coach and former athletic director at Carver High School in Montgomery, Alabama, succumbed to a prolonged illness on Thursday, January 11, 2024. She departed at the age of 70. Simmons stood as a trailblazer and a revered figure in the realm of high school sports, particularly in girls’ …

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