Alabama State University SMITH ID CAMP 2017 is designed for High School and Junior College Players at Soccer Locker Room.
The goal of the Smith Identification Camps is to provide an opportunity for all prospective female student-athletes (in high school or junior college) to train in a competitive environment that will prepare them for college soccer at Alabama State.
On the day, players will be challenged both technically and tactically & will have an opportunity to train and compete at the highest level. The coaching staff will include Alabama State University’s coaching staff as well as current Alabama State University players as our demonstrators.
Alabama State University is a public institution that was founded in 1887. Alabama State University’s ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities South, Tier 2. Located in Montgomery, Alabama State University was founded by nine freed slaves who raised $500 to open a school for African-Americans. ASU, which was originally named Lincoln Normal School, now offers nearly 50 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs to students of all races.
A familiar figure in the youth coaching ranks as well, Smith currently coaches with the Capitol City Streaks, a premiere youth soccer club in Montgomery and is a member of the Alabama Olympic Development Program coaching staff. Smith is also one of the directors of the Ralph Lundy Soccer Academy, one of the most well known camps in the Southeast. He holds a USSF National License, NSCAA Advance National Diploma and a USYSA National Youth License.
An active coach among his peers, Smith currently serves on the NSCAA National Rankings Committee as well as the NCAA Central Region Advisory Board. Also serving stints as a NCAA National Soccer Championship Committee as a regional site official. He currently serves as the chair of the SWAC soccer coaches as the liaison to the conference office.
Coach Smith and his wife Tracy reside in Montgomery along with their two labradors Sadie and Maggie.