College - Arizona State

Casey Smith begins his ninth season as the Mavericks head athletic trainer, where his primary duties involve daily medical care, injury rehabilitation, physician liaison and travel arrangements.

Smith joined the Mavericks in the summer of 2004 from the sports medicine staff of the Phoenix Suns, where he was head strength and conditioning coach and assistant athletic trainer.

He is a 1994 graduate of West Virginia University with a masterís of science in athletic training, and he received his bachelorís of science in exercise science from Arizona State University in 1992.

Smith recently served as athletic trainer for the USA Menís Senior National Basketball Team, and had served in that capacity since 2005, including the gold-medal-winning teams at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2010 FIBA Championships and 2012 London Olympics.

Smith is a native of Wellston, Ohio, and resides in Dallas.