BIOGRAPHY

Jamie Smith

Edgenuity Para

Alma Mater: Idaho State University

Licensing: USSF National D License, Level 1 and 2 NSCAA Goalkeeper License

Coaching History: Coach Smith has been coaching competition soccer with Utah Soccer Alliance for 8 years coaching at all age ranges and skill sets. Smith also coaches for ODP for the last 5 years coaching the 99,02 (for 2 years), 09s, and 2010s.  She was the goalkeeper coach at Copper Hills H.S. for a season and the JV boys coach at Centennial in Pocatello, ID. Coach Smith was the head coach for the Charter League boys team that placed 4th in State in the spring of 2019. 

Playing History: Smith played for Idaho State University 02-04 where she scored 2 clutch goals her sophomore year earning her team a seat in the the Big Sky Championship for the second year in a row. She assisted her team in then going to the NCAA tournament to beat U of U and play the eventual NCAA Champions Portland. Her biggest contribution was her long throw-ins, which led to numerous scoring opportunities for the Bengals.

High School: Coach Smith lettered four years in soccer at Centennial High School. Earned First Team All-State honors during her career as her team won four-straight division titles. She was a two-time First Team All-Region selection as a sophomore and junior. She tallied 30 assists during her junior season. Earned Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman and helped lead her club team to the state title in 1999, 2000, and 2001. Coach Smith was also a four-year letter winner in track at Centennial and a member of the school record holding 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams, as well as owning the individual record for the 200-meter and 400-meter. She received MVP honors as well as Second Team All-State accolades in track and was a Dean’s List member all four years, who also earned the Scholar Athlete Award. She played club soccer for Nemesis FC, where she led her team to the State Cup Championships at the U-16 and U-17 levels. Nemesis also played in three Far West Regional Tournaments. Coach Smith was also apart of Nevada ODP for 3 years and attended the West Region Camp her Senior year.

Coach Smith is also a Nurse specializing in Diabetics and Hospice.