Shane Smith (soccer)

Shane Smith (born September 24, 1985) is an American soccer player.

Shane Smith
Personal information
Full name Shane Smith
Date of birth (1985-09-24) September 24, 1985
Place of birth United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Dayton Dutch Lions Assistant Coach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Houston Leones 11 (0)
2011–2014 Dayton Dutch Lions 81 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 11, 2014


Shane Smith played college soccer at University of Mobile, and also played with Houston-based indoor team Alamo City Warriors in the Professional Arena Soccer League, and in the USL Premier Development League with Houston Leones.[1] He turned professional in 2011 when he signed with the Dayton Dutch Lions of the USL Pro league on April 16, 2011.[2]

Smith made his professional debut on April 16, 2011, in the Lions' season-opening game against the Charleston Battery.[3] Smith re-signed with Dayton in January 2012.[4]

Smith now coaches youth development teams with CUSA Crew SC an affiliate of Columbus Crew SC.


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