In his third season with the Michigan football program, Eric Smith is in his first year as the offensive graduate assistant coach. He spent the previous two seasons as a staff intern with the team.
Smith came to Ann Arbor after working as a graduate assistant at West Virginia (2007). Prior to that, he was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at WVU Tech (2006) and Pikeville College (2005). Smith was the quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at the University of Charleston during the 2004 season and began his coaching experience as quarterbacks coach at Glenville State in 2003.
Originally from Franklin, W.Va., Smith earned his bachelor's degree in physical education from WVU Tech in 2003, and is working toward a master's degree in the same degree program. He is a member of the American Football Coaches Association.
Smith and his wife, Krystal, reside in Ann Arbor.