Sam Houston head softball coach Garrett Valis has hired Lexi Smith as the new assistant coach for the 2025 season. Smith, previously with Northwestern State, brings experience and a positive energy, known for her work on the recruiting trail. She has a successful track record in mentoring players, including Sage Hoover and Bronte Rhoden at Northwestern State.

By the Numbers
  • Demons won 97 games during Smith's time at Northwestern State.
  • Maggie Darr surpassed 300 strikeouts in three years at Northwestern State.
State of Play
  • Lexi Smith joins Sam Houston as the new assistant softball coach for the 2025 season.
  • Smith has a background in mentoring successful pitchers and has worked at Northwestern State and Southwestern.
What's Next

Lexi Smith is expected to contribute significantly to the development of players and the advancement of the softball program at Sam Houston.

Bottom Line

The hiring of Lexi Smith as the new assistant softball coach at Sam Houston brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in player development, indicating positive growth for the team under her guidance.