A native of Sydney, Australia Simpson came to the United States in 1990 where he attended Lander University. In June of 2005 Simpson returned to coach at his Alma Mata.
After a successful playing career at Lander Simpson went on to teach tennis at the Greenwood Country Club and then The Thornblade Club in Greenville, SC before being named head coach at Anderson College in July '97. During his time at Anderson Simpson lead his men's team to 4 Regular Season Conference titles and 3 Conference Tournament titles while amassing a 64-5 conference record. He took his team to 6 straight appearances in the NCAA II National tournament.
Member of 4 consecutive National Team Championships (2 NAIA, 2 NCAA II), National NCAA II Doubles Champion '94, NAIA National Doubles Finalist '91, Rolex Southeast regional Singles Champion and National Finalist '93, Peach Belt Conference Player Of The Year '93, 3 Time All American '91, '93, '94.
Lander University Athlete Of The Year '94, Lander University Athletic Hall Of Fame '02, Carolina's Virginia Athletic Conference Coach of The Year '02&'04, East Region Coach Of The Year '01, South Carolina Coach Of The Year '02.