Alex Rodriguez is rumored to have a new girlfriend, fitness specialist Erin Simmons. Rodriguez and Simmons were seen at an event in late 2014 and Rodriguez’s breakup with longtime girlfriend Torrie Wilson was under the premise that there was a new “mystery” girlfriend.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. She Graduated From Florida State University
Simmons attended Florida State where she competed in track and field. She participated in the triple jump and heptathlon (7 events: long jump, high jump, shot put, javelin, 100m hurdles, 200m sprint, and 800m run) before focusing on being a javelin thrower.
2. She Is A Track and Field Coach at Texas A&M
As she was a former college track and field competitor, she reached out other women’s track and field teams to help them with their training. She has been involved with Texas A&M the past two seasons.
She even roots for the Texas A&M football team as well as her Florida State Seminoles:
3. She Continues to Focus on Her Fitness Modeling Career
She has her own fitness website and is trying to build her fitness model career as well as coach the Aggies Women’s Track and Field team.
She gained some notoriety for an article she wrote about why she is not a fan of Crossfit. She said that she is not a fan of Crossfit because it goes out of the way to challenge the body beyond what it is able to do rather than promote a healthy body. She quotes a Livestrong article in her article, “while CrossFit motivates its followers to exercise, the growing fear is that the current model and lack of monitoring is more likely to build broken bodies than create a healthier nation”.
4. She Uses Social Media to Build Her Business
She is very active on Twitter and Instagram to build her business, frequently posting updates on what workouts she does and motivational quotes for those who follow her.
5. She Was First Pictured With Alex Rodriguez at a December Charity Event
Alex Rodriguez brought Simmons as a date to an event for the Altus Foundation in Houston in December. Rodriguez is a huge benefactor of the Altus Foundation, presenting them a check for $175,000 at the event, and the fitness model was on his arm for the event.
It may have been a coincidence, as Simmons lives in Texas and the event was in Houston, but this comes after his breakup with ex-WWE diva Torrie Wilson in February. Reports at that time stated that Rodriguez broke up with Wilson for a mystery woman and Simmons may indeed be that mystery woman.
Simmons is 12 years younger than Rodriguez, who is 39 years old, but that may not be enough to keep them apart:
Check back as more information is revealed.