Jarrod Smith Joins Wellesley Soccer Coaching Staff as Goalkeeper Coach

Jarrod Smith, soccer goalkeeper diving to make a save
Smith joins the Blue coaching staff for the 2019 season.

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Missy Price, Head Soccer Coach and PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice at Wellesley College has announced the hiring of Jarrod Smith as Goalkeeper Coach for the Blue soccer program.

A two-sport collegiate student-athlete in soccer and track & field at Newbury College in Brookline, Mass., Smith made 52 appearances in goal during his Newbury soccer career, recording eight shutouts and making 265 saves for the Nighthawks. In track & field, he competed in sprints and jumps and was a member of Newbury's 4x400m relay team at the 2019 DIII New England Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

While at Newbury, Smith also served as the manager for the women's basketball team and was a member of the Student Government Association. He has worked with Soccerplus Camps as a coach since 2016, teaching the fundamentals of goalkeeping and developing training schedules for multiple age groups.

Smith graduated from Newbury in May 2019 with a degree in Sport Management.

Wellesley Athletics strives for excellence at the conference, regional, and national levels, while providing opportunities for students to achieve their potential and learn the values of discipline, leadership, critical thinking, and responsibility to oneself and others.