KALKEE'S AFL export Tanner Smith has signed a one-year contract extension with the Fremantle Dockers.
Smith, who was selected by the Dockers with pick 36 in the 2012 AFL National Draft, committed to the club until the end of 2015.
Smith's father, Campbell Smith, said it was great the Dockers had shown faith in his son.
"It gives him piece of mind to know that he's got another two years to get stuck into it," he said.
"He's moved in with a couple of other first-year players Jack Hannath and Max Duffy and he's enjoying himself at Fremantle."
Smith, a key defender, has started running again following shoulder surgery and will resume lightweight training in the coming weeks in a bid to bulk up over the pre-season.
Fremantle's Brad Lloyd said Smith was an important part of the club's future.
Smith, 19, made his AFL debut against Hawthorn in round four before a shoulder injury cut his season short.
He was one of three players to re-sign with the Dockers on Monday, with defender Alex Silvagni and emerging tall Matt Taberner also putting pen to paper.