Tradition breeds success at Syracuse

Originally Published: April 6, 2011
By Roy Simmons as told to Lauren Reynolds | ESPN.com

Editor's note: The Simmons family is synonymous with Syracuse lacrosse. Roy Simmons Sr. first played for the Orange before becoming the school's second coach in the sport's history in 1931. He turned over the reigns to his former player and son, Roy Simmons Jr., in 1970. In his 28 years as Syracuse's head coach, Simmons Jr. amassed a 290-96 record, coached 130 All-Americans and led the Orange to six national championships. He shares his story with ESPN.com as part of our ongoing series, Inside ...

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