Steve Smith (basketball coach)

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Steve Smith is an American head coach for the basketball team at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia.[1]

He is a 1977 graduate of Asbury College,[2] a four-year Christian liberal arts college located in Wilmore, Kentucky, and holds an M.S. degree from Eastern Kentucky University. Coach Smith has been named USA Today National Coach of the Year four times (1994, 1999, 2004, 2012).[3] Coach Smith’s Oak Hill Warriors have been crowned "National High School Champions" nine times (1993, 1994, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2012, 2016).[3] He has coached twenty-eight McDonald's All-Americans and has had seventeen former players drafted by the NBA.

Notable players under Smith at Oak Hill[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Calle, Franklyn (10 June 2009). "At The Top of the Hill". SLAM ONLINE. Archived from the original on 12 July 2010. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mason County coach proud to beat Danville". Lexington Herald Leader. August 28, 2009. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Coach Steve Smith Named Naismith High School Coach of the Year". Oak Hill Basketball. 12 March 2009. Archived from the original on 31 January 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2010.