Art Smith

Art Smith distinguished himself as an outstanding coach in both wrestling and track & field. As of 2021, his career record as wrestling coach was 320-129-3 with eighteen league championships across the KSAC and the BAL. Art coached twenty-two wrestlers who placed at the Independent School State Tournament, including four Individual State Championships. As a member of the PIAA, Art’s wrestlers have won 17 District Championships, and his wrestlers have placed as high as 2nd in the state. His track teams compiled a mark of 76-15, while winning 7 KSAC championships. Art’s resilience and his motto of “No excuses” have inspired generations of Griffins to become better athletes and better men. Tough in the classroom as well, Mr. Smith was best known for his challenging chemistry class.
The Church Farm School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 located in Exton, PA. Founded in 1918 to provide an excellent education to young men from limited means, Church Farm School now serves boys from a range of socio-economic circumstances who are seeking an extraordinary educational opportunity. The school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum and an exceptional level of personal attention, with class sizes averaging between just 7 and 12 students.