Jim Smith

‣ A wrestling legend, Smith served as the University of Washington wrestling coach from 1967-1975.

‣ Led the Huskies to the Pac-8 championship in 1971, 1972 & 1974.

‣ Coached his teams to top-10 finishes at NCAA Championships six straight seasons, with a top finish of fourth in 1972.

‣ In nine years of collegiate coaching, Smith produced 16 All-Americans including Washington’s two NCAA Individual Champs: Larry Owings & Bill Murdock.

‣ Inducted into the Washington Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2019 for “Lifetime Service to Wrestling.”