Illinois College hires new athletic director

By Ryne Turke on May 15 at 4:45pm

Mike Snyder

Mike Snyder has been named Illinois College’s Director of Athletics, Illinois College President Barbara A. Farley announced Thursday afternoon. Snyder will begin work at the College on July 7.

Snyder comes to Illinois College from Oberlin College, a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference, located in Oberlin, Ohio.

Snyder has served in a variety of progressive leadership roles, most recently as Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations. He has previously served as Oberlin’s Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Operations, and Director of Facilities.

Snyder is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association, where he sits on the Board of Directors and is the Second Vice President. He is also active in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, and the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators.