Alexandra Smith joined the Lewis & Clark coaching staff in the spring of 2013. Prior to the start of the 2015 season, she was named the director of operations for both programs. In 2018, Smith is starting her sixth season.
Prior to joining the Pioneers coaching staff, Smith coached at Lincoln High School for two years, assisting with the distance program.
As a collegiate student-athlete, Smith competed for Lewis & Clark for the cross country and track and field teams. Her freshman year, Smith was a scholarship athlete at the University of Oregon before transferring to Lewis & Clark, where she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Smith ran for St. Mary’s Academy in High School and was a state champion in the 800 and 1500 meters during her junior year and the state runner-up in cross country her senior year.