Coach Jamie Smith is currently in his first year as the Head Girls basketball Coach at Solon HS in Solon, IA. He has spent 20 years coaching high school basketball and was formerly the girls head coach at both Interstate 35 and Nora Springs Rock Falls High Schools in Iowa. Coach Smith was twice named the district coach of the year while at Interstate 35. He has also been an assistant boys coach at the high school level as well.
Jamie has been a Shooting Clinician for the past 15 years at the Snow Valley Basketball School and is the owner of Fundamentals Forever that offers instructional shooting camps throughout the United States for both boys and girls. Coach Smith also offers video shooting consultations to both players and coaches. He has been inspired by his sister Billie to continue growing Fundamentals Forever in her honor.
Coach Smith cites his father, a 40 year high coaching veteran who is also on Jamie’s staff, and Coach Don Showalter from USA Basketball as two of his mentors in the coaching profession. Grab your pen and paper while you get ready to enjoy our conversation with Coach Jamie Smith from Solon High School in Iowa.
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