Sammi Goldsmith joined the Emory women's basketball program as an assistant coach in May of 2018.
Goldsmith came to Emory after spending the past two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Virginia Tech. The Hokies won a total of 43 games during that stretch, with the 2017-18 squad recording the program's longest run ever in the postseason when it registered a runner-up finish in the WNIT, closing out the year with an overall record of 23-14. In Goldsmith's initial campaign, VT posted 20 wins and won its opening three games in the WNIT.
Goldsmith was a four-year starter on the Lynchburg College women's basketball team, serving as a team captain her junior and senior seasons. She helped the Hornets to their first-ever conference regular season title, conference tournament title, and NCAA berth during her senior campaign. In addition, she holds Lynchburg program records for most assists in a game (14), single season (187), and career (504). Goldsmith was voted the 2016 HERO Sports best guard in D3 Women's Basketball.
A 2016 Lynchburg College graduate, Goldsmith earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. Earlier this month, she obtained her Master of Arts in Education from Virginia Tech.