Kelly is a figure skating performer, choreographer, stylist, director and producer. He currently directs the Sport Quest Skating Academy annual show at Parade Ice Garden in Minneapolis, as well as the Big Gay Ice Show in Aspen, Colorado. In addition to his regular shows, Smith conducts seminars, stages productions and serves figure skating clients across the United States and World from his bases in Minneapolis and Denver.
A three-time United States figure skating gold medalist, Smith also received a silver medal in pairs and is a five-time Midwestern Sectional competitor and former Minnesota State Champion. He has skated professionally for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Broadway on Ice, Knott’s Berry Farm, Robin Cousins, Beaver Creek Resorts and numerous national and international touring shows. He also was an assistant director and blocker for many NBC Sports Professional Skating Specials.
Smith holds a B.S.B.A in marketing and musical performance from the University of Denver, where he was the first president of the university’s intercollegiate skating team. After touring and performing, he returned to the school as its head figure skating coach for many years. Smith continues to work with skaters from all across the country on style and performance.