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Jack Smith

Head Men's Soccer Coach


Originally from Portadown, Northern Ireland. Spent the past four years as an assistant coach at my alma mater and fellow Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) member, Union College after playing there from 2017-2020.

Graduated from Union in 2020, earning my BS in Exercise Science; later earned my MA in Teacher Leadership in 2022; will graduate with an MS in Athletic Administration in 2024.

Expecting my first child in April with my partner Ashley Witt.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Second-place finish in the AAC during the 2023 season
  • Coached an Offensive Player of the Year - Union Coaching Staff
  • Coached Freshman of the Year - Union Coaching Staff
  • Coached a Golden Boot winner - Union Coaching Staff
  • Six players were named All-Conference first team, four were named second team, and 28 have earned All-Academic Team since 2022 during his tenure. - Union Coaching Staff

What’s your favorite thing about living in Columbia?

Being able to explore the area while being back in a bigger city environment.