Adam Smith to lead women’s soccer program, golf program

BILOXI, Miss. — Adam Smith has been hired as the varsity women’s soccer coach, men’s golf coach, and women’s golf coach for the 2019-20 school year.

Smith is joining St. Patrick from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston, Mississippi.  While at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, he was an instructor in the Adult Education Program.

From 2010-16, Smith led the Poplarville High School varsity boys’ soccer team. During his tenure, he led the program to their first playoff appearance and win in school history.  From 2014-16, Smith also took over as head coach for the varsity girls’ soccer team at Poplarville High School.  In his two years as head coach of the Lady Hornets, the program reached the playoffs and had winning seasons both years.  Smith had athletes from both programs sign with two-year and four-year college soccer programs each year as head coach.

Prior to Smith’s coaching career, he played college golf for Pearl River Community College.  Smith received his Associate’s degree from Pearl River Community College and completed his bachelor’s degree in Coaching and Sports Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.  He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in education at William Carey University.

Smith is engaged to Dr. Stephanie McCoy of Warrenton, VA.  He has two children, Jett and Marley.


St. Patrick Catholic High School is a faith-based, college preparatory high school in Biloxi, Mississippi. Established in 2007, St. Patrick is the premier secondary educational institution in South Mississippi and strives each day to Educate Scholars, Train Disciples, and Support Champions. St. Patrick is proud to report a 100% college matriculation rate, ACT and SAT scores that far exceed the state and national averages, and a rich history of Catholic education founded in the traditional roots of our legacy schools of St. John High School, Mercy Cross High School, Notre Dame High School, and Sacred Heart Academy.