Mike Snyder is in his second season as an offensive quality control coach with the Bears after being hired on February 27, 2018. Snyder also possesses six years of coaching experience at the collegiate level with Coastal Carolina (2015-17) and Wingate (2012-15).
As the offensive analyst at Coastal Carolina, Snyder was tasked with assisting the running backs during daily individual drills, breaking down the film of upcoming opponent’s defenses, producing a coach’s report of opponent’s base and 3rd down defenses and preparing a weekly blitz report distributed to players. Snyder began his college coaching career at Wingate in 2012 as a quarterback and special teams graduate assistant before being hired as the school’s running backs coach (2013-15).
Previously, Snyder spent three years at Palmyra Area (Pa.) High School. He was the passing game coordinator, the quarterbacks coach and the wide receivers coach at various times during his tenure. Snyder also spent two seasons as the junior varsity offensive coordinator. He served one year as a football coach at Palmyra Area Middle School. Snyder was the offensive coordinator while working with the quarterbacks, wide receivers and secondary.
The Lebanon Valley (Pa.) College graduate has baseball coaching experience as well. Snyder was the assistant coach at Cedar Crest High School for two seasons. While a student-athlete at Lebanon Valley, Snyder was a three-year baseball letter winner.