Denise Simmank serves the Sam Houston athletic department as office supervisor.
She oversees the Bearkat athletics' secretarial staff, records and retention, maintains donor records for audit and coordinates university policies and procedures.
Denise has been a member of the staff as Sam Houston State University since 1991 working as coliseum and football secretary before joining the athletic administration staff.
She has two sons, Ben and Nick, and two daughters, Alexis and Megan. She has six grandchildren - Emily, Katelyn, Cameron, Selah, Rowan and Olivia.