Joe Snyder

Coaching Experience

Coach Snyder enters his fourth season with the Defender Track and field program. During his time at Dordt, Coach Snyder has assisted in the development of 34 GPAC Conference Championship qualifiers, three All-GPAC honorees, and one NAIA national track meet participant. During Snyder’s tenure, 11 school records have fallen.

In addition to his time at Dordt, Coach Snyder has also served as a Varsity assistant and head JV Football Coach at Unity Christian High School in Orange City.

Athletic Background

Snyder competed four seasons for former NAIA member, Ashford University as a track and field athlete. Coach Snyder is the school record holder in the Discus, while earning All Midwest Collegiate Conference honors in that same even on two separate occasions. He also specialized in the hammer and weight throw, as well as the shot put and javelin.


B.A. – Sports and Recreation Management, Ashford University, 2013

 -Minor in Business Administration