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Timberline HS student who died Monday after collapsing during tennis practice identified

Timberline Memorial
Timberline HS
Posted at 3:48 PM, Apr 11, 2023

BOISE, Idaho — The Ada County Coroner's Office confirmed the Timberline High School student who died Monday after collapsing during tennis practice, was Justin Smith. He was 17.

The coroner's report indicates the cause of death is still pending.

Boise School District's public affairs administrator, Dan Hollar, says Timberline will have the district's Crisis Team available to all students, staff, and family. There will be counselors available for people impacted by the death as well.

"We realize that this is difficult information to process and are deeply saddened by this loss," Hollar said, in an Email to Idaho News 6. "As a school family and community we will support one another and work through this the best way we possibly can."