Smith enters his 36th season on the Middlebury staff and his 30th season at the helm of the baseball program. Smith also served as an assistant football coach at the College from 1979 to 1994, and he is currently director of club sports and the intramural programs at Middlebury.
In the spring of 2006, Smith led the team to its most successful season in school history. The squad made its first NESCAC Tournament appearance, winning the title and advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in the program's history. The squad broke more than 10 single-season team records, while setting a new school mark with its 26 wins. At the conclusion of that season, Smith was named the NESCAC Coach of the Year.
In 1999, Smith received the “Edward P. Markey Award” given by St. Michael's College to the person who has made outstanding contributions to Vermont collegiate baseball. Following the 20-win season in 1999, Smith was selected as the NESCAC Coach of the Year. Smith returned the team to the post-season in 2011, taking part in the NESCAC Tournament.