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Coach Spotlight: Simon Fraser's Clint Schneider
Schneider compiled a 9-1-2 GNAC record during his second season as the Clan's head coach in 2016 en route to the Clan's fifth title.
Schneider compiled a 9-1-2 GNAC record during his second season as the Clan's head coach in 2016 en route to the Clan's fifth title.
Clint Schneider
Clint Schneider

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Part of a regular series.

Throughout the year, GNACsports.com uses this space to profile conference student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. Collectively, it is these individuals who make the GNAC one of the top NCAA Division II athletic conferences in the nation.

Name: Clint Schneider
Sport:
Men’s Soccer
School:
Simon Fraser
Hometown:
San Angelo, Texas

Colleges Attended & Degrees: Midwestern State (Undergraduate, Sociology), Angelo State Baker University (Graduate, Liberal Arts).

Why Did You Become A Coach: I wanted to strive to be the best that I could be in anything that I do. I think coaching gives me a platform to do that and impact lives in a positive way.

Who Has Influenced You The Most As A Coach - Either As An Inspiration, A Mentor, Or Philosophically: Alan Koch.

Biggest Obstacle Overcome As A Coach: Coaching players at a high level when I didn't play consistently at a high level myself.

What Does Division II Mean To You: Opportunities to coach Canada's NCAA team.

Extracurricular Activities: Fishing, yoga, running.

Best Advice You’d Give To Student-Athletes: Maximize who you are every day.

Favorite Sports Team: Simon Fraser University Soccer.

Favorite Athlete: Roy Keane.

Most Memorable Sports-Related Moment: Going to the Final Four in back-to-back years.

 

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