16 - Steve Simoes
Steve Simoes
Previous College: Boston College, 1985
Position: Hitting Coach
Steve Simoes is in his second full year as assistant baseball coach at Holy Cross. He will serve primarily as the team's hitting coach.

Simoes comes to Holy Cross from Hopkinton High School in Hopkinton, Mass., where he spent the past 12 seasons as the head baseball coach, in addition to working as the offensive coordinator for the school's varsity football team. Simoes led the Hopkinton baseball team to three Tri-Valley League Championships (2001, 2004, 2005), and a Massachusetts State Championship (2004). Following the 2004 season, he earned ABCA Region I Coach of the Year and the Daily News Coach of the Year accolades. Last season, he was named the Tri-Valley League Coach of the Year and the 2005 Boston Globe Coach of the Year. He also led Hopkinton to three Tri-Valley League Sportsmanship Awards (2002, 2003, 2005).

Since 1996, Simoes was also active as the associate head coach for the Milford Legion Baseball Club in Milford, Mass., where he led the club to the State and Northeast Regional American Legion Championship in 2001.

Simoes teaches advanced placement Government and Politics and United States History courses at Hopkinton High School. He is a 1985 graduate of Boston College and earned a post-graduate degree in United States History from Framingham State College in 1995.