Name: David Smith
Position: Middle blocker
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Height: 6-7
Weight: 200
DOB: 5/15/1985
Birthplace: Panorama City, Calif.
Hometown: Saugus, Calif.
High School: Saugus High School (Saugus, Calif.) ‘03
College: University of California Irvine ’07, Civil Engineering
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2012, 2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 10th
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze
  • Olympic Games London 2012, 5th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – bronze
  • Years of Participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze)
  • Bronze – 2018
Personal: Parents are Rick and Nancy...Has an older brother, Robert, and a younger sister, Kristen...David married wife, Kelli in 2008...Son, Cohen, was born in 2012...Daughter, Amelie, was born in 2018...David was born with mild-to-severe hearing loss…Wears hearing aids to assist him on and off the court and also reads lips...Mexican is his favorite food...The Bible is his favorite book...Favorite bands are Supertones and Switchfoot...Enjoys music, golf, watching sports and hanging out with his family...Admires his parents for their unwavering support and love.