Ogden • Steve Smiley has been named an assistant at Weber State, head coach Randy Rahe announced Thursday.
Smiley has been the head coach and athletic director at Sheridan (Wyo.) College, for the last six years. He replaces Phil Beckner, who left after seven years with the Wildcats to become an assistant coach with the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Developmental League.
Smiley posted a record of 153-43 at Sheridan. He was a two-time North Region coach of the year. In all, 38 of his players moved on to play basketball at a four-year school.