Chris Simmons Athletic Trainer Of Kentucky Wildcats Passed Away: John Calipari who is the head coach of the American men’s basketball team Kentucky Wildcats is mourning the death of Chris Simmons. On 18th January 2023, the head coach took to his Twitter and revealed Chris’s passing. Who was Chris Simmons? He was an athletic trainer at the University of Kentucky. He died on Tuesday, 17th January 2023. But the question of interest is how Chris Simmons passed away.
Chris Simmons Athletic Trainer Passed Away
As mentioned, this news was revealed by John Vincent Calipari. He quoted a heartfelt message on social media. But he did not mention the reason behind athletic trainer Chris Simmons’s death. The head coach of the basketball team quoted, “Chris Simmons, our trainer at Memphis who came w/ me here, passed away,” coach Calipari tweeted. “He was old-school & would sleep in the dorm if it helped kids get ready to play. Never babied them but always protected. I loved him like a brother and appreciate everything he did for my family. RIP, Chris.”
Reportedly, the athletic trainer of Kentucky Wildcats Chris Simmons also appeared in the 100th podcast episode with ASAP Podcaster Ed Cicale. At that point in time, Chris was serving as the in-charge of the Kentucky University basketball team.
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Chris Simmons Obituary
Speaking about John Calipari, his expanded name is John Vincent Calipari, a basketball coach. He is 63 years old. John was born on 10th February 1959. In his career, he also served as the head coach of various universities including the University of Memphis and the University of Massachusetts. Needless to say, John also has remained the head coach of the UK’s men’s basketball team.
Chris Simmons, our trainer at Memphis who came w/ me here, passed away. He was old-school & would sleep in the dorm if it helped kids get ready to play. Never babied them but always protected.
I loved him like a brother and appreciate everything he did for my family. RIP, Chris. pic.twitter.com/rmFvLSqvpK
— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) January 18, 2023
Since John posted about Chris’s demise people are pouring tributes and sending their heartfelt condolences. Words fall short of showing pain for Chris’s departure. We also mourn his demise. May our condolence find you comfort. Follow Thecrunchynews.com For More