Class of 1975
Born: December 9, 1905 in Adger, Alabama
Category: Track & Field
Snitz Snider attended Auburn University from 1924-1928 where he lettered in football, basketball, and track. He qualified for the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam by setting a national record of 48.0 seconds in the 400 meters. He was the official starter for 25 SEC track meets and 20 Florida Relays. From 1942-1943 he was director of the physical education program at Howard College (Samford) and coached the Navy V-12 football team. Snider coached football at Bessemer High School for 30 years and had a .750 winning percentage.