He graduated in 1994 from Melbourne High School where he captained the 1994 state champion Bulldogs to a 21-1-2 record his senior year. Smith then continued his playing career in Charleston, S.C. from 1994-98 as a four-year starter at Charleston Southern University where he also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration. While playing for the Buccaneers, he captained the 1997 squad to a 16-5-1 record and earned the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament berth against the No. 2 nationally ranked South Carolina Gamecocks. Smith was voted to the Big South All-Conference Team in 1996 and 1997.
Following his collegiate career, Smith played two seasons with the USL’s Myrtle Beach Sea Dawgs from 1998-99. He also served as an assistant coach at Coastal Carolina University from 1998–2000 under the tutelage of his former coach Shaun Docking, who is currently still there.
Smith later joined the women’s coaching staff at Coastal Carolina University under head coach Karrie Miller, formerly the assistant at University of South Carolina and head coach of Charleston Southern University and Erskine College.
Smith was the former school of excellence director for Florida Premier Soccer and technical director for the U13 and U17 girls programs at FC America. He currently coaches the U14 and U15 girls programs at Space Coast in Viera.
Smith is involved in the day-to-day operations of the program, camp and recruiting. He holds his USSF “C” license and National NSCAA diploma.