Dean Smith is an English professional football manager and former player. Dean Smith is also the manager of EFL Championship club Norwich City.
|full name:||Dean Smith|
|date of birth:||March 19, 1971|
|Lucky Color:||sea green|
|Best Marriage Match:||Cancer, Scorpio|
|Profession:||Soccer Coach, Former Soccer Player|
|high:||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|net worth||$5 million|
|place of birth||West Bromwich Albion,|
|Country of Citizenship||U.K.|
|educate||University of Kansas|
|brothers and sisters||Dave Smith|
Dean Smith Biography
Dean Smith Born March 19, 1971 in West Bromwich, England. According to his date of birth, he is 51 years old and has British nationality. Also, he was born under the sign of Pisces and is Christian.
He is also the son of Alfred Smith (father) and Vesta Smith (mother). His father, a lifelong Aston Villa fan, was a butler at Villa Parks for 25 years.
Sadly, his father passed away on May 27, 2020 after contracting COVID-19. He grew up with his older brother Dave Smith.
Dean Smith Education
As far as his academic career goes, he is a graduate of the University of Kansas.
Dean Smith height and weight
The manager is 6 feet tall and weighs about 84 kilograms. Additionally, the man has brown hair, brown eyes and a 31-inch waist.
Regarding his career, Dean Smith started his career with Walsall, who were relegated under John Barnwell in the 1989-90 season. Under new manager Kenny Hibett, they finished 16th in 1990-91 and 15th in 1991-92.
Dean joined Hereford United in 1994 for £80,000, a club record. John Layton led them to 16th in the 1994-95 season. Graham Turner led Edgar Street to the 1995-96 Division III playoffs. Darlington beat Edgar Street 4-2 despite Smith’s early goal.
In August 1997, he signed for Leyton Orient for £42,500. 1997-98 season: 10 goals in 51 games. Without a three-point penalty, the East would be in the playoffs. In the 1998-1999 season, he led the Orient to the play-offs, scoring a penalty in the penalty shootout against Rotherham. His team lost 1-0 to Scunthorpe United at Wembley.
In 49 games, he scored 10 goals. He joined Martin Foyle’s Port Vale in July 2004. He played 13 league first games and two cup games for the Valiant during the 2004-05 season.
In January 2005, he left Park Vale to coach Leyton Orient’s youth team. From January 2005 until the end of the 2004-05 season, he was the youth coach of Leyton Orient.
In addition, he signed Emiliano Buendia, Leon Bailey and Danny Ings for a combined £83m in preparation for Jack Grealish’s record-breaking move to Manchester City.Dean Smith Award
He has received some accolades and recognition as a former player and coach. He was named Football League Manager of the Month in January 2013 and August 2015. As manager of Walsall, he led the club to a runner-up finish to the Football League Trophy in 2015.
Dean Smith Net Worth
He has amassed a considerable fortune as a player and coach. Additionally, his net worth is estimated to be around $5 million, and he has not publicly disclosed his income or salary.
dean smith wife, marriage
Nicola is his wife. The couple have two children: a son, Jamie, and a daughter. An avid chess player, he was a West Midlands School chess champion as a child, in addition to being a football player and manager. Furthermore, he is not currently involved in any controversy or rumors.