Greg Smith joined the Corvallis coaching staff in 2014. Smith had a successful coaching career in baseball at Dallas High School from 1980- 1987. He was the head Legion coach for Post 136 in Salem from 1975-1987; that team which was then known as Cooke’s Stationery is now the Withnell Dodgers. Smith played for Mt. Hood Community College and then Oregon College of Education (now Western Oregon University). At OCE, one of Smith’s teammates was Jim Owre, who is also on the Gerding Builders coaching staff. Both of Smith’s sons played for the Marketmen- Tyson in 2007 and 2008, and Tregg in 2010 and 2011. Smith recently retired from LaCreole Middle School in Dallas, where he taught for 36 years. He and his wife, Candi, have a daughter, Hannah, in addition to sons Tyson and Tregg. Their first grandchild was added to the family in 2016.