Bill Snyder Biography
Bill Snyder a retired college football coach and a former player was born on October 7, 1939, in St. Joseph, Missouri. His parents are Tom Snyder and Marionetta Snyder. They divorced when Bill was only six years old. After the divorce, Bill and his mother moved from Salina, Kansas to St. Joseph Missouri.
Bill Snyder Education
Bill graduated from Lafayette High School in St. Joseph in 1957. He later joined the University of Missouri for one year. He then attended William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, where he earned three letters in football for the Cardinals as a defensive back and halfback. Snyder graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jewell in 1963. He joined Eastern New Mexico University and graduated with a Master of Arts degree in 1965.
Bill Snyder Career
Bill was the head football coach at Kansas State University from 1989 to 2005. He retired in 2006 but was rehired and served from 2009 to 2018. Snyder currently serves as a special ambassador for the athletics department.
Kansas State renamed its football stadium Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium in his and his family’s honour after his first retirement. In 2011, Snyder had his son, Sean Snyder as an assistant and his grandson Tate Snyder playing at the same time.
Bill Snyder Wife and Children
Bill was first married to Judy Snyder from 1964 to 1979. He remarried in 1984 to Sharon Snyder. They have five children Sean Snyder, Ross Snyder, Shannon Snyder, Meredith Snyder and Whitney Snyder. They have eight grandchildren. Sean Snyder is the director of football at Kansas State. His grandson Matt Snyder died in January 2018. Matthew Snyder is the son of Sean Snyder. Snyder is battling throat cancer.
Bill Snyder Age
Bill was born on October 7 1939. He is 79 years in 2019.
Bill Snyder Networth
Bill net worth is 7.5 million dollars. He earns a salary of 2.9 million dollars.
Bill has earned many awards. Some of the awards are
- Two Big 12 championships and
- Four Big 12 North Division titles.
- Three-time Big Eight Conference Coach of the Year and
- Four-time Big 12 Coach of the Year.
- The Paul Bear Bryant Award
- AP Coach of the Year in 1998