Meet Ali Smith


Defensive Coordinator & Head Coach of the Girls and Boys Track Team at Gadsden City High School

Gadsden, AL

Ali Smith has been a varsity high school coach in the Gadsden City School System since 1997. Ali has coached football, basketball, as well as, track and field in that time. He is currently the defensive coordinator and head coordinator of the girls and boys track team at Gadsden City High School. Ali currently serves on the Etowah County Sports Authority Board and Emma Sansom High School Wall of Fame. Ali attended Alabama State University where he studied criminal justice and was a member of the football team under Coach Houston Markem. Ali graduated from Jacksonville State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrated Studies and is currently seeking a Master’s degree in Education. Ali is married to Lamesha and he has three children.