Hubie Smith is back for his fourth season as a member of the Lipscomb University basketball staff. Smith, a veteran of 19 years at Bartlett High School in Memphis, was serving as director of basketball operations at Belmont University before moving down the boulevard to Lipscomb.
He was inducted into the Harding University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2006. Smith directed Bartlett to a 440-190 record during his tenure, including a 231-55 record his final eight seasons there. Bartlett participated in four TSSAA Tournaments from 1997-2003 and earned the title of State Champions in 2001.
In addition to his coaching duties, Smith filled the role of athletic director at Bartlett from May 2001 until December 2003. Smith is involved in on-the-floor coaching, player development and scouting. Smith played basketball and golf at Harding University where he was named Athlete of the Year in 1983. He was a first-team NAIA Academic All-American in both golf and basketball.
Smith earned his B.A. in Education at Harding and his Master[apos]s in Athletic Administration from the University of Memphis. He spent one season at Memphis as a graduate assistant with the basketball team.
Smith and his wife, Dee Anna, have three children - Adam, Rachel, and Rebecca. Adam is a graduate student at Lipscomb University. Rachel attends Ensworth and Rebecca attends David Lipscomb Campus School.