Happy Birthday Coach Smart!

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…this guy

On April 2, 2009 VCU introduced a promising young coach to Ram Nation. Exactly two years later, that coach, Shaka Smart, had the Rams playing in their first-ever Final 4 game. Six days after that game he celebrated his 34th birthday.

Coach Smart turns 36 today, so join us in wishing him a happy birthday and great success for many more years!

Happy Birthday coach!



A two-time graduate of VCU (School of the Arts '07, Center for Sport Leadership '10), Mat is a co-founder of VCU Ram Nation and a longtime fan as the ...