Steve Smith is working in his 29th year of public education- with 28 in the state of Alabama. Coach Smith serves as the athletic director and head football coach for Piedmont City Schools. In 26 years as a head football coach (11 at Cedar Bluff and 15 at Piedmont), Coach Smith's teams have compiled a record of 258-76 with 15 region championships and 25 consecutive playoff appearances. His teams have won state championships in 2009, 2015, 2016 and 2019. Coach Smith has been married to the former Rachel Stone for 24 years. They have 3 children: Sean (19) is a freshman at Wallace State Community College where he is playing baseball, Sloan (17) is a junior, and Savannah (15) is a sophomore.