Jesse Smith

Water Polo

Name: Jesse Smith
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Utility
Height: 6-4
Weight: 233
DOB: 4/27/1983
Birthplace: Coronado, Calif.
Hometown: Coronado, Calif.
High School: Coronado High School (Coronado, Calif.) ‘01
College: Pepperdine University ‘05, Economics
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016); Olympic medalist (silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10th
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 8th
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, silver
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 7th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 7th
  • Years of participation: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015
  • Top finish: 4th – 2009
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 FINA World League Super Final, silver
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2015 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2014 FINA World Cup, 4th
  • 2012 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2011 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2010 FINA World League Super Final, 5th
  • 2010 FINA World Cup, 4th
  • 2009 FINA World League Super Final, 4th
  • 2008 FINA World League Super Final, silver
  • 2007 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2007 FINA World League Super Final, 5th
  • 2006 FINA World League Super Final, 5th
  • 2003 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2003 FINA World League Super Final, bronze
  • 2002 FINA World Cup, 7th
Personal: Son of Nathan and Judyth Smith...Has one brother, Jacob...Has two sons, Samuel and Brooks...Married to Brittany Dye...Competed seven years for Champions League teams...Has been a professional water polo player since 2005 ...Hobbies include hiking.

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