Following in his brothers footsteps, at 14 years old, Coach BJ started to pole vault. 21 years later he has produced endless school records, meet records, state records, NCAA D1 All Americans, Olympic Trials qualifiers and International team members.
With a masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration, Coach BJ has built a pole vault training club that has earned attention from the top collegiate programs in the nation.
Currently coaching at Mission Viejo High School and St. Margaret's Episcopal School.
Coach Larry Simms has been the Pole Vault coach at Servite High School since 2007 and has produced multiple state qualifiers as well as helped coach ALL Victory Athletics athletes.
Larry started by coaching his 2 sons, Michael and Eric and has developed into one of the state's top coaches!
'16 & '17 State champion
3 x USA Jr. Championship
3 x World Jr Team Member
Pan Am Jr Champ and Record Holder
2 x NCAA D1 All Americans
2 x Olympic Trials Qualifiers
Multiple League champions
CA State champions
Multiple School Records
Multiple College Scholarships
Rachel Baxter Canyon HS 14-05.5 2017
Amy Loschiavo HBHS 12-07 2012
Nicole Larson Upland HS 12-06 2010
Morgan Flynn ** Aliso Niguel 12-04 2018
Emily Coombs O-Lu 12-03 2017
Maddy Agnew MVHS 12-02 2018
Garden Centanaro* Roosevelt HS 11-10 2011
Caitlin Nilssen J Serra HS 11-10 2013
Haley Stauber Rosary HS 11-09 2010
Mikaela Morris El Toro HS 11-03 2012
Maddie BraggEl Toro HS 11-03 2013
Missy Burley Rosary HS 11-03 2008
Devin Stetson* Corona HS 11-02 2012
Adam Bragg El Toro HS 16-03 2011
Mason Gariepy MVHS 15-09 2018
Nick Masterson Servite HS 15-09 2008
Landon Shank Servite HS 15-08 2016
Jesse Phillips Katella HS 15-06 2010
Eric Simms Servite HS 15-04 2009
Pierson O'Connell Servite 15-03 2018
Michael Simms* Servite HS 15-03 2007
Jesse Shank Servite HS 15-03 2014
Connor McNicholas Mission Viejo HS 15-00 2012
Dusty Brown St. Paul HS 15-00 2009
Preston O'Connell Servite HS 15-00 2015
Paul Bowker Mission Viejo HS 14-09 2012