Snow graduated from CSUEB with Bachelor's degree in physical education. Photo: Detroit Lions

Snow graduated from CSUEB with Bachelor's degree in physical education. Photo: Detroit Lions

CSUEB Alumnus Phil Snow is new assistant coach at Eastern Michigan University

  • March 11, 2010 12:00pm

Eastern Michigan University announced this week, that Phil Snow ('78 Physical Education) will join the football staff as an assistant coach. Snow will serve as the defensive coordinator.

Snow joins the EMU football staff with a wealth of experience in both the collegiate and professional coaching ranks. Most recently, the 54-year-old Snow (12-22-55) spent four seasons, from 2005-08, as an assistant coach with the NFL’s Detroit Lions as the linebackers coach.

Snow is a native of Woodland, Calif. and graduated from Winters H.S. in Winters, Calif. He went on to earn an associate’s degree at Sacramento City College in 1975 before completing his bachelor’s at California State University, East Bay.

--Kimberly Legocki

California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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