Aaron Smith

OFFICIAL #51
NBA Experience 3 seasons
Born September 11, 1987
Resides Philadelphia, PA
HS West Chester East High School (West Chester, PA)
College West Chester University '10

Aaron Smith has worked 119 regular-season games in two seasons as an NBA referee. He has also refereed 13 regular-season games as a non-staff official.

His professional officiating experience includes four years in the NBA G League, where he worked the 2015 and 2016 playoffs and 2016 Finals, as well as assignments in the WNBA from 2013-16. Smith officiated the 2016 NBA G League All-Star Game in Toronto.

At the collegiate level, he worked for four seasons in the Big South Conference, including the conference championship game in 2016.

Smith graduated from West Chester University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in History. At West Chester, he played one season of varsity basketball.

Prior to refereeing full time, he worked as a substitute teacher at the high school and middle school levels. He spent three years as a support staff member for a cyber charter school.