Snyder Recognized as CIF Student-Athlete of the Year

17-Snyder on the killPalisadian Adam Snyder, a senior at Oaks Christian School, was recognized as a 2015-16 CIF “Student-Athlete of the Year.”

To be selected, a student must have maintained a minimum 3.5 GPA (4.0 scale) over the past three years, earned a letter in at least one varsity sport and participated in extracurricular activities such as music, drama and service groups.

Snyder is a dual-sport varsity athlete, currently serving his second year as captain of the Oaks Christian boys volleyball team.

As a three-year starter, he has earned all-league honors (Marmonte League and Tri-Valley League) and the Oaks Scholar Award for the highest in-season GPA by a varsity upperclassman.

He was a member of the school’s varsity basketball team this past season while making the Headmaster’s List (3.75+).

Snyder attended Corpus Christi School, where he earned “Athlete of the Year” honors in 2012. He played in the Pacific Palisades Baseball Association for seven years, making the All-Star and Cooperstown teams, and also played club volleyball with the Palisades Volleyball Club.

He is the son of Ann and Doug Snyder, and will be attending Vanderbilt University this fall, which he chose because of the academics. The school does not have a men’s volleyball team. Snyder plans to study economics and mathematics.


Adam Snyder goes up for a spike for Oaks Christian School.

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