Apr 26, 2017
Chris Snyder is the Director for Coaching Education in
the Sport Performance Division of the United States Olympic
Committee. His responsibilities include discovering and
providing resources to better benefit sport culture and the
National Governing Bodies that service sport in our great nation.
In addition, Chris is focused on supporting both the Sport
Performance Department and Team USA coaches as they strive to be
the best they can be.
Chris has coached for over ten years at both the collegiate
and high school ranks, and is currently an assistant coach at Air
Academy High School in Colorado Springs, Co.
How to reach Chris:
Chris.Snyder(at)usoc.org - Email Chris to get on their
2:00 - On going from "worst coach ever" to USOC Director of
10:00 - The big difference between veteran coaches and rookie
14:50 - "We teach coaches X's and O's AND we teach them
19:00 - What Coaching Educators can learn from London Cab
24:30 - How preaching the "soft values" matters for Olympic
30:00 - What FUN is (and is not) to Olympians
35:00 - On The USOC Quality Coaching Framework
44:00 - Chris' advice to coaches wanting to change the
48:30 - What Chris would tell his younger self
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