Greater Washington
Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Adam Simon

Adam Simon

Sport: Soccer
Category: Athlete
Year Inducted: 2023

From early in life, Adam Simon was a standout soccer player. He traveled nationwide in youth leagues, was a four-year varsity member at Walter Johnson High School, and led the team to a 3A State Championship Title in 2000 as team captain.

A 2002 Perlo award winner, Adam continued his soccer journey and education at Johns Hopkins University, playing as a center-mid and striker. In 2004, Adam was pivotal in leading the team to a #2 ranking in the NSCAA National Poll. The following year, Adam was recognized as the 2005 ECAC South Most Outstanding Player and earned a spot on the 2005 Centennial Conference 2nd Team.

Across 64 total games, Adam scored 19 goals and contributed 12 assists, tallying an outstanding 50 points across his collegiate career. He made an impact on and off the field, leaving his legacy on the JHU all-time scoring list.

Adam extended his influence and passion to coaching the next generation. As a volunteer coach at Walter Johnson and Blake High School, he guided both teams to 4A State Championship appearances.

Adam resides in Potomac with his wife of five years, Emily, and two beautiful daughters, Ellie and Molly. Professionally, Adam is an account executive at Phenom, dedicated to helping companies enhance their talent and recruitment strategies by leveraging technology, personalization, and artificial intelligence.