Steve Smith joins Butch Thompson’s staff at Auburn |

AUBURN, Ala. – The Auburn baseball coaching staff has been finalized with the addition of pitching coach Steve Smith, head coach Butch Thompson announced Friday.

Smith comes to The Plains with a pedigree that includes 21 years of collegiate head coaching experience and an additional eight years of experience as an assistant coach.

The winningest coach in the history of Baylor Athletics, Smith won 744 games during his 21-year tenure with the Bears. He turned in 16 seasons of 30 or more wins and six campaigns with 40 or more, including a program record 50 wins in 1999. Additionally, the Bears’ five winningest seasons came under Smith’s guidance.

Smith also served as the head coach for the USA Baseball National Team in 2005 and was the national team’s pitching coach in 1998.

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