Ben Smith is in his first year as the Assistant Director of Facility Services and Membership in the Office of Recreation Programs & Services after spending six months as as the Assistant Facilities Manager.
Smith joined the WashU Athletics Staff after spending four years as the Assistant Director for Aquatics, Instructional Sports and Student Development at Indiana University. He was responsible for aquatic programming in four facilities on the Bloomington Campus, including two Olympic training venues. He also served as an adjunct instructor in the School of Public Health at Indiana since 2014.
Smith also spent three years (2008-11) as the aquatic coordinator-operations/events as the University of Missouri and one year as assistant director of the Indiana University outdoor pool from 2007-08.
He received a bachelor’s degree in recreation from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2004 and a master’s degree in recreational sports administration from Indiana in 2008.