MIKE SNYDER . . . was recently selected the MITCA Division 2 Regional Coach of the Year for the 2018 girls’ track and field season. Snyder said he would like to share the honor with his Frankenmuth varsity coaching support team, pictured above, (l-r), Assistant Coach Ro Hayes, Julie Hayes, Lori Snyder, Mike Snyder, and Volunteer Coaches Kelsey Ritter (sprinters) and Lisa Schmitt (long jumpers). Missing: Boy’s Coach Jerry Drake, who works with the shot put, discus and pole vault.
Mike Snyder selected MITCA Division 2 girls track Regional Coach of the Year
Frankenmuth varsity girls’ track and field Coach Mike Snyder was recently selected the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Division 2 Regional Coach of the Year.
Snyder and his coaching staff led the Lady Eagle thinclads to the Tri-Valley Conference East Division title, the overall TVC crown, the MHSAA Division 2 Regional No. 19 championship and fared well in the regular-season meets.
“It is truly an honor to receive this award as head coach but it is truly shared with the team and other coaches.” Snyder said. “The girls who competed were awesome.”
Snyder’s supporting coaches include Assistant Coach Rob Hayes (distance), Volunteer Coaches Kelsey Ritter (sprinters) and Lisa Schmitt (long jumpers) and coaches spouses Lori Snyder and Julie Hayes. The FHS varsity boys’ Coach Jerry Drake also contributes to the team, working with the shot put, discus and pole vault athletes.
“With this tremendous support team in place, the girls received the support they needed to rise to the level that they did to win the Division 2 Regional Championship,” Snyder stated.
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