Linfield Wildcats

Hal Smith

Coach 1949 - 1980

Hal Smith Hal Smith served as head coach of Linfield cross country, wrestling and track teams during a career that spaned 31 years.

Between 1949 and 1980, Smith coached three sports, was a professor of physical education and served as the college intramural director.

His tenure as men's track and field coach lasted from 1950 to 1970. He coached cross country from 1949 to 1979 and was the head wrestling coach from 1956 to 1970.

The Hal Smith Fitness Center, a 3,200-square-foot strength and conditioning facility was dedictated in his honor in October, 1991