Haley Smith's involvement with the Olympic Movement began when she was chosen to be a performer in the 2002 Winter Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies in Salt Lake City. Smith's involvement with bobsled and skeleton began at the Utah Olympic Park, where she managed the summer public passenger ride program. Haley completed internships with the USOC in International Games and US Speedskating in Marketing before joining the USBSF.
Haley is a 2007 graduate of the University of Michigan with a BA in Sport Management and received her JD from the University of Utah SJ Quinney College of Law in 2011. In her spare time she likes to figure skate, hike, and read.