Coach Snyder played high school basketball for Hall of Fame Coach Jack Edison at Plymouth High School in Indiana. He then went on to play basketball for Hall of Fame Coach Jim Kessler at Grace College where he was a two time NAIA Academic All-American. As a player Coach Snyder was a part of 2 Conference Championships and a runner up in the National Championship.
Coach Snyder is married to Lauren Snyder. She is an elementary teacher at West Pine. They have three girls in Grace (11), Ella (9), and Madelyn (5). Coach Snyder teaches Physical Education and Health at the High School. He has a Masters degree in Sports Management.
Coach Snyder enters his 9th season at the helm of the Patriots. He enters with a career record of 199-89 and is 147-55 at Pinecrest. He has been a part of 5 Conference Championships, 5x in the Sweet 16, 2x Elite 8, and 1 Final Four.
Coach Zawlocki played basketball at Bethel College and was an All-American post player. He was a head coach for over 20 years and has been an assistant at Grace College the past 12 years. Coach Zawlocki was also one of Coach Snyder's college coaches. This will be Coach Z's fifth year at Pinecrest.
He teaches Math at Pinecrest and is married to Debbie. They have a son (Danny) who has now joined our staff.
Coach Coe enters his sixth season as a part of the Patriot program. Coach Coe has been a freshmen assistant, JV Coach, and is now the Varsity Assistant coach. Coach Coe played college basketball at Elon College. Coach Coe is married to Kim and they have three boys (Wynston 21, Clayton 20 : and now playing at Methodist University, and Brycen 17).
Coach Lassiter is our JV coach. Coach Lassiter was a varsity assistant for four years and then took over the West Pine Middle School team. This is his 3rd year as the JV Coach. Coach Lassiter is married to Kathy and they have two children (Jay and Will).
Coach Demolet is our JV Asst Coach. Coach Demolet was a Pinecrest graduate and this will be his fourth year with the Patriots.
Coach Roberts comes to us from Crains Creek Middle School. This will be his 3rd year with the Pinecrest Patriots as he will be our new 9th grade coach and also a varsity assistant.