Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Sharnesha “Nesha” Smith is the Flagler’s is in her second season as assistant basketball coach. She officially started at Flagler on May 15, 2012.
She played an important role in Flagler's +10-game turnaround and the program's first appearance in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament since joining the league in 2009-10.
Smith came to Flagler from PBC member institution Augusta State University. She served as the graduate assistant coach at Augusta State for two seasons (2010-12) for Nate Teymer.
She assisted in the improvement of the Lady Jaguars by 3.5 wins overall in two seasons and a five-game turnaround in conference play. In 2012, Augusta State made the Peach Belt Conference Tournament for the first time since 2009.
Smith starred for Stetson for four seasons (2005-09). She played in 112 career games which is tied for eighth and tallied 407 assists which ranks fourth all-time in the history of the program. Smith is a member of the 1,000-point club with 1,042 career points. She is only the third player in the program to score over 1,000 points and hand out over 400 assists. Smith tallied a career-high 12 assists vs. Norfolk State on Nov. 16, 2008, which stands as the sixth highest assist total in a game by a Hatter. As a senior, she earned Academic All-Atlantic Sun Conference honors and was selected as the league’s player of the week on Dec. 23, 2008, the second time in her career she received that honor.
After Stetson, Smith took her talents to Puerto Rico where she played professionally for the Cabo Rojo Turistas in 20-09-10. She played in the league’s all-star game.
Smith received her bachelor’s in sport management with a minor in business from Stetson in May of 2009. She earned her Master’s in kinesiology from Augusta State in May of 2012.