Jessica Smith


Name: Jessica Smith     

Short Track Speedskating
DOB: 10/14/1983
Hometown: Melvindale, Michigan
College: Ashworth College

Olympic Experience:

  • 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, 4th (1000-meter), 6th (1500-meter), failed to qualify in 500-meter

Career Highlights:

  • 2014 Olympic Trials, gold (500-meter, 1000-meter, 1500-meter)

  • 2014 World Championships, silver (3000-meter)

  • 2012 World Championships, silver (3000-meter relay)


Daughter of Rick and Reina...Has one younger brother, Travis...Engaged to Michael Kooreman, who is a former speedskater and coach...Began roller skating at age 1...Also took ballet lesson and modeled...Enjoys shopping, watching movies and playing golf...Aspires to work in real estate after her speedskating career is over...Has volunteered with Play Well Play Safe.

Learn more:
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