|Title:||Director of Athletics|
|College:||Southern New Hampshire '00|
Nick Smith begins his first year as the Director of Athletics at Assumption College in 2012-13. Smith, the fifth Director of Athletics in Assumption history, began his duties on June 1, 2012.
Smith, who comes to Assumption from Stonehill College, will be charged with leading and overseeing the College’s athletics programs, employees and operations. He will also serve as Assumption’s liaison to the National College Athletic Association (NCAA), the Northeast-10 Conference and other athletics organizations.
At Stonehill College, Smith worked in the Department of Athletics since September 2003, including most recently as associate director of athletics. He was responsible for managing all aspects of the department’s budget, providing administrative oversight for multiple varsity teams, as well as assisting in the planning and coordination for the construction of WB Mason Stadium, Lou Gorman Field, and soccer fields; and supervising staff. In addition, he also directed the Stonehill College Sports Camps.
In addition to his experience at Stonehill, Smith also worked as an event manager for Contemporary Services Corp. at Gillette Stadium from 2002 to 2003, and serve as director of operations at Bryant University from 2000 to 2002.
A graduate of Southern New Hampshire University, Smith earned his bachelor’s degree in sport management in May 2000. He also earned his MBA in marketing from Bryant University in 2002. At Southern New Hampshire, Smith was a member of the men’s lacrosse team and served as captain during his senior season in 2000.
He lives in Cumberland, R.I., with his wife, Melissa, and daughters, Alyson and Emily.