Horace Fenton Smith III
Business Partner, Instructor, owner Train Like Twon
Horace has spent time working in 2015-2016 with the University of Central Florida Softball Program before deciding to move to South Florida and train athletes both physically and mentally to reach their best Potential. In 2014-2015 Coach Spent worked with Norfolk Baseball Academy, where he developed the strength and speed training for eight various baseball and softball teams. Prior to that, he spent the 2014 softball season as an assistant coach at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He helped the Bulls to their first ever outright MAC East Division Title and the softball program was named UB’s 2013-14 Team of the Year. UB finished the year with a school-record 30 victories and remained over .500 wire-to-wire. He served as the outfield and hitting coach for a team that set offensive single-season records for batting average (.266), hits (367), doubles (71), triples (12), home runs (34), runs scored (236) and runs batted in (208).
In 2013, Smith helped Hampton University to a 34-26 record and a MEAC Conference Championship, which sent the Pirates to their first NCAA Tournament since 1996.
Prior to coaching at Hampton, Smith was a pitcher and captain of the Norfolk State baseball team. He also served as a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). He graduated from Norfolk State with a bachelor’s in exercise science, specializing in kinesiotherapy.
Smith is a native of Emporia, Va., where he attended Greensville County High School and was an all-district player in football, basketball, and baseball. He was named Region I Male Athlete of the Year in 2007.