Chad Snodgrass is in his third year on the Mountaineer athletic staff as a strength and conditioning coach. He works directly with football after serving as the strength and conditioning coach for the Mountaineer women’s soccer, track and field, cross country and golf programs two years ago.
Prior to that, Snodgrass spent two years as a graduate assistant with the WVU strength and conditioning program, where he worked directly with the football team. Additionally, he assisted in program design and implementation for women’s soccer. Snodgrass also assisted on the NFL combine preparation training of WVU alumni.
Prior to his time as a graduate assistant, Snodgrass served as an intern with the WVU strength and conditioning program. In addition to primarily assisting with the football program, he also worked with the baseball, wrestling, men’s soccer, track and field and cross country teams.
Snodgrass is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC).
A three-year varsity letterman for the WVU football team (2009-11), Snodgrass earned two program awards in 2011 – the “Hammer Award,” given to the team’s most dedicated and hardest working individual, and the “Iron Mountaineer Award,” given to the hardest working member of the football team and voted upon by the strength and conditioning staff and members of the squad.
A Cross Lanes, West Virginia, native, Snodgrass received his bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies from WVU in 2011 and his master’s in athletic coaching education from WVU in 2014. He and his wife, the former Jennifer Leto, have two children, Maximus, and Scarlett.