Simon is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. He relocated to Austin 6 years ago. Simon has 5 years of high school coaching experience including 2 state championship appearances. He has been a select basketball coach for 5 years and 8 years as a rec coach.

Simon has a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi when he graduated wiht honors. He also holds a Master’s degree from the University of Texas in Business.

Coach Lara has coached many players that are now playing Division I college basketball and some that went on to play professional basketball. He is very excited to be a part of CenTex Attack this season.