Abilene Youth Sports Authority 2024 Jon Smith Annual Memorial High School Volleyball Showcase. Jon Smith served as Executive Director for Abilene Youth Sports Authority from its inception until his passing on August 3, 2018. As a devout Christian and family man, Jon loved youth sports and dedicated his life to growing opportunities in Abilene for more kids and parents to participate in sports to build character, relationships, and important life lessons. The Jon Smith Memorial Showcase carries on his legacy of love for the sport and the kids who play it. Watch as young athletes compete in this volleyball tournament held at the Dodge Jones Youth Sports facility.