Mark Simpson, Vice President of Player Performance - Monumental Basketball

Mark Simpson comes to Washington after spending the past three seasons as director of performance for the Los Angeles Clippers. In Los Angeles, Simpson oversaw the team’s player load management strategies, including the production of individualized off-season, pre-season, and in-season load-management plans that incorporated game minute management, practice and workout recommendations. Prior to working for the Clippers, Simpson spent five seasons as the director of performance science with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Before coming to the NBA, Simpson held positions in Olympic and professional sports in England, including posts as head of strength and conditioning for the Great Britain Cycling Team and head of strength and conditioning for the English Institute of Sport.

A native of West Yorkshire, England, Simpson holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in sport science from Loughborough University in England.


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