|NBA Experience||First Season|
|Born||September 11, 1987|
|HS||West Chester East High School (West Chester, PA)|
|College||West Chester University '10|
Aaron Smith is entering his first full-time season as an NBA Referee. Prior to being hired in the NBA, Smith officiated in the NBA D-League for four seasons, including the 2015 and 2016 D-League Playoffs and the 2016 D-League Finals. He also worked the 2016 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game and the 2016 NBA D-League All Star Game, both held in Toronto, Canada. Additionally, from 2013-2016, Smith worked as a member of the WNBA officiating staff. At the college level, he worked for 4 seasons in the Big South Conference, including the conference championship game in 2016.
Smith graduated from West Chester University in 2010 with a B.A. in History. While 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 and worked for three years as a support staff member for a cyber charter school.