Justin Simon was named the head lacrosse coach at Holderness in 2019. He earned his B.A. at Bates College in 2008 and received his M.Ed in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Athletic Administration from Plymouth State University in 2010. While at Bates, Justin played both soccer and lacrosse. In lacrosse, he was a four-year starter at attack, a three-time leading scorer, and earned All-NESCAC recognition by his Junior Year. Simon graduated from the Holderness School in 2004 with 12 varsity letters in soccer, hockey, and lacrosse; he was a captain in both soccer and lacrosse.
Coach Simon came from New Hampton School, where he coached four back-to-back Lakes Region Championships and two back-to-back undefeated seasons. He was awarded US Lacrosse ‘Coach of the Year’ in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017. However, his most prestigious accomplishment came in 2017 when he was selected by his league athletic directors as ‘Lakes Region Coach of the Year’. Coach Simon has placed student-athletes to the top DI, DII, and DIII programs in the country.