Aaron Smith

NBA Experience 8th season
Born September 11, 1987
Resides Philadelphia, PA
High School West Chester East (West Chester, Pa.)
College West Chester University '10

Aaron Smith has officiated 395 regular-season games and one playoff game in seven seasons as an NBA staff official. He made his playoff debut as an NBA referee in 2023.

Smith officiated four years in the NBA G League, where he worked the playoffs from 2015-17, the Finals in 2016 and 2017 and the All-Star Game in 2016. He also had assignments in the WNBA from 2013-16. 

At the collegiate level, he officiated 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.

Before becoming a full-time official, Smith 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.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Homeland
Favorite Movie The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Musician John Legend
Favorite Book Unbroken
Favorite Meal Any breakfast meal
Favorite App Twitter
Would Most Like To Visit Africa
Bucket List Travel to all 50 states