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Head Coach Drew Snider started the O’Dea High School Lacrosse Program in 2014. During the inaugural season Coach Snider lead the Irish to a 5-9 record in Div. II with zero seniors and only five juniors. In 2015 Coach Snider and the Irish moved up to Div. I and finished with a winning record of 8-6 just missing the playoffs. In 2016 , Snider led the Irish to their first D1 playoff and ultimately losing in the Elite-8.
Drew graduated from O’Dea in 2006 as a two-time All-American and went on to play at the University of Maryland. At Maryland Snider lead his team to two NCAA Div. I National Championship appearances being crowned captain his senior season. After Maryland, Snider was drafted by Major League Lacrosse’s Denver Outlaws and won a world championship in 2014. Snider was named captain of the team in2016, and he led them to their second MLL Championship that same year. Drew also practiced with the Washington Stealth in the National Lacrosse League in 2013. On an international level Snider was selected to team USA’s 30-man roster for the 2014 world games (every 4 years) just missing the 23-man roster. In 2015 Snider was selected to team USA in the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships (every 4 years) winning the bronze medal.
Drew is also an assistant coach at University of Washington and has recently founded a youth lacrosse organization called CitySideLax. Drew grew up in Queen Anne and currently lives in Capitol Hill. He spends his free time with his parents Jacqueline and Kris Snider, his sister Catherine, and brother Will.
For more information about Irish Lacrosse please contact O’Dea Athletic Director, Monte Kohler, at (206) 624-2068 or firstname.lastname@example.org.