Al Smith is a family man. He and his wife Trina have three children that they love and guide on a continuous basis. He is also a man faith and faithful supporter of players in the PNE Network. His on the field accolades include Utah State Athletic Hall of Fame, Utah State All Century Team, and NFL All Pro.
Al has worked in various roles in college and professionals sports. Past roles include Director of Player Development for the Tennessee Titans, Chapter President for the NFL Alumni, and Director of Player Development at Vanderbilt University. He has also worked with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Bridges Domestic Violence and the Ronal McDonald House. Al continues to add value to the sport he loves as an Ambassador for the NFL Play 60, a youth football coach, radio analyst, and a uniform compliance officer for the NFL. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the NFL Alumni Association and the American Cancer Society.
Smith is passionate about helping people–especially athletes–compete in the game of life. His recently released book, Think Like a Pro, Act Like a Pro, is dedicated to his mother who taught Al the value of hard work and sacrifice. The subtitle of his book tells it all: Game-Winning Strategies to Achieve Results, Discipline, and Success in Life and Business. The book outlines 17 lessons on what it takes to go from amateur to pro in all aspects of life, not just in sports or in business. This book will encourage you, maybe even challenge you to take an all-in, all-pro mindset embracing the attitude and character it takes to both think like a pro and act like a pro!
Please support this first time author by purchasing his book online or considering connecting with Al face-to-face at PNE 2017.