Smith, Dr. J. W.

​Dr. J.W. Smith discusses his long career in sports, starting as a student athlete in Chicago participating in both football and track, and later as a highly successful coach in Chicago for both football and track. In 1989 he became the Chicago Public Schools Football Coordinator, and in 1995 he became the district's Director of Sports Administration, retiring from that position in 2003. Dr. Smith also discussed his playing days at Northern Illinois University and long association with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA).