Spent last five years as an assistant with the Falcons
Steve Snell was promoted to associate head coach on June 19, 2012. Snell will begin his sixth season with the Falcons this fall, having joined the staff as an assistant coach prior to the 2007-08 season.
A 22-year coaching veteran, Snell spent two seasons as a member of the coaching staff at Louisiana-Monroe before coming to Air Force. He helped the Warhawks to the co-championship of the Sun Belt's West Division in 2006-07 with an 18-14 record, including a perfect 14-0 mark at home. Prior to coaching at ULM, Snell was at Tulane for four seasons.
A native of Radford, Va., he served as an assistant coach at Marshall University for five seasons under head coach Greg White prior to his tenure at Tulane. In his five years at Marshall, Snell helped the Herd to an 86-54 (.614) record.
The Herd's 1998 recruiting class was ranked by ESPN as the best in the Mid-American Conference. In addition, Tamar Slay was selected in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets.
Prior to his move to Marshall, Snell spent three years as an assistant coach at East Tennessee State University. He served the 1992-93 campaign at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and also spent two years at Wingate College and one season at Radford University. Before that, Snell was an assistant coach at Radford High School during the 1988-89 campaign.
Snell earned a bachelor's degree in recreation management from Radford University in 1988. He is married to the former Ann Barnitz. The couple has two sons, Jaden (9) and Jordan (8).