ASU assistant track coach to lead clinic at PCHS Nov. 4

Published 10:03 am Friday, October 19, 2012

Polk County High School will host the 2012 Fall Throws Clinic with April Smith on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Smith is the assistant track and field coach at Appalachian State University.
Now in her 11th year at Appalachian State University, Smith is responsible for the throws programs and strength training of the track & field athletes.
At ASU, Coach Smith has had more than 20 regional qualifiers and a number of national qualifiers.
Working with shot put, discus, hammer, javelin and the weight throw, she has produced 49 Southern Conference champions and 91 all-SoCon athletes. In 2006, the NCAA recognized her as the Women’s Assistant Coach of the Year. In addition to her collegiate coaching experience, Coach Smith has competed on the college and international levels.

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