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coach jeff smith

Coach Smith is our volleyball region director as well as site coordinator and 14 Smack coach for Serve City Elgin. He recently earned the 900th win of his coaching tenure. He owns a career volleyball and basketball record of 915-426 and a volleyball mark of 436-110 over 19 years as a head coach while teaching athletes the foundational skills needed to eventually play collegiately, including three players who received college scholarships in 2016. He has also directed and coached volleyball camps and clinics for 10 years.

Besides the indoor game, his love for volleyball stretches to the sand, where he is Serve City's beach director and has coached beach for three years. He is also passionate about using volleyball as a tool to grow young athletes in life skills, character and values. He and his wife, Kelly, live in West Chicago with their daughters, Jessica and Nicki, who play in Serve City's indoor and beach programs.