John Snyder

Assistant Sports Performance Coach

John Snyder

Assistant Sports Performance Coach

Sport Responsibilities: Lacrosse, Diving, Men’s Tennis and Women’s Swimming
Home Town: Louisville, KY
Currently Resides: San Mateo, CA

Professional Education:

  • University of Kentucky – BS Kinesiology Exercise Physiology
  • San Jose State University – MS Kinesiology

Past Experience and Accomplishments

  • 2016 – Present – Assistant Sports Performance Coach; Stanford University
  • 2015 – 2016 – Graduate Assistant; Stanford University
  • 2015 – Intern; Stanford University
  • 2014 – Intern; Coastal Carolina
  • 2013 – 2014 – Intern; University of Kentucky


Coach Snyder is in his second year on The Farm.  He works directly with Women’s Lacrosse, Diving, Men’s Tennis and Women’s Swimming.  Prior to being promoted to a full-time position, Snyder first worked as a volunteer in the winter of 2015 working directly with Football, Men’s Volleyball, Rowing, Men’s Soccer and assisting with a variety of other sports.  In the fall of 2015 Coach Snyder was promoted to a Graduate Assistant directly responsible for Diving, Men’s Tennis, Sailing and Squash.

Prior to working at Stanford, Coach Snyder was a student at the University of Kentucky as well as an intern at Coastal Carolina and worked with a variety of their teams.

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”  –Ray Bradbury

Stanford Sports Performance