Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 410-404-3197
Alma Mater: McDaniel '12
Experience: 6th year

Smith is entering his sixth season at Stevenson in 2018-19 as an assistant coach, after three years at McDaniel College.

In May 2018, Smith was named to the NABC/Under Armour 30 Under 30, recognizing up-and-coming coaches in men's basketball.  During Smith's first five years, the Mustangs have qualified for the MAC Commonwealth Championship three times and captured the 2014 and 2015 ECAC South championships.

Smith helped lead McDaniel to the postseason in 2012-13 for the first time in school history. The McDaniel Men’s Basketball Program was also honored with the Schoenfield Sportsmanship Award, presented by the referees who are members of the Collegiate Basketball Officials Association.  During his time at McDaniel, Smith recruited, developed, and coached five student-athletes who went on to earn All-Centennial Conference honors.  He also recruited the core of the 2013-14 team that went on to win a school-record 18 games.

Smith is a consistent presence on the summer basketball circuit.  He has coached with the Baltimore Nike Elite as well as Crusader Nation. He spends the spring and summer months traveling the country to coach in some of the top national tournaments.  In the summer of 2014, he led his team to the 16 & under National Championship at the AAU Gold Super Showcase.  Over the years, Smith has helped to develop many players from who have gone on to have success at all levels of college basketball as well as professionally.

He is also very active on the camp scene, having gained valuable experience working at various camps. These camps include Hoop Group Elite Camp, Villanova Basketball Camp, Coach Wootten’s Camp, Will Barton Skills Academy, Prep All-Stars Elite Camp, and The Seth Goldberg Camp. He is the Assistant Director of DC Metro Showcase and Site Director for the Hoop Group Jam Fest.  Additionally, Smith is the executive director of Pride of Maryland tournaments and shootouts at Stevenson University.  Smith was selected as an assistant coach for the 2015 NABC Reese’s Division I College All-Star Game at the Final Four. 

Prior to joining the staff at McDaniel, Smith spent two seasons as an assistant at Cardinal Gibbons in Baltimore.

Smith is a graduate of McDaniel College, earning his bachelor's degree in 2012 and master's degree in 2014.