Shelby Smith is the Varsity Running Backs Coach for the Alpharetta Raiders. This is Coach Smith’s 29th year with Fulton County Schools as a Physical Education teacher and coach. Coach Smith is originally from Alpharetta and attended Marietta Christian High School. Like a lot of our Raiders, Coach Smith started playing football for the Alpharetta Eagles. At MCHS, he played both running back and defensive back. Coach Smith attended Georgia College where he earned a BS in Health and Physical Education.
After graduating from Georgia College, Coach Smith started his coaching career in 1991 at Chattahoochee HS. There he coached both football and baseball. In 1997 Coach Smith went to Centennial HS. Alpharetta hired Coach Smith in 2005. Coach Smith currently lives in Alpharetta and has a 17 year old daughter Laurel that attends Milton HS.