Jan. 9, 2021

Collette V. Smith on beginning her professional football career at 42 and becoming the first Black woman to coach in the NFL in 2017

Collette V. Smith on beginning her professional football career at 42 and becoming the first Black woman to coach in the NFL in 2017

The first Black woman to coach in the NFL and the first woman to coach for the New York Jets, Collette V. Smith discusses her football career.


Collette V. Smith discusses her professional football career which began when she was 42 years old and making history in football when she became the first Black woman to coach on an NFL sideline in 2017 and the first woman to coach for the New York Jets when she was hired by the organization as a coaching intern.

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