|Name Ian Smith||Role Referee|
Ian Smith (7 December 1965, Oldham, Lancashire) is a former Super League referee. He is currently one of the Full Time Match Officials' coaches.
Smith officiated in the Super League competition.
His first pro game was Blackpool v Bramley in 1998. His first Super League game was London Broncos v Salford on 7 August 1999.
In 2008, Ian Smith famously sent off Gareth Hock for manhandling him. Hock was suspended 5 matches and missed the rest of 2008's Super League XIII season.
He was Co-operative Championship's referee of the year in 1999 & 2000.