Dr. Debbie Snell begins her second year at California Baptist University as the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator.
No stranger to the world of athletic administration, Snell comes to CBU from Dominican University (Calif.) where she served for the last year as the Associate Director of Athletics/Internal Operations.
Before her time at Dominican, Snell was the Director of Athletics at Texas A&M International University from 2007-2009 and the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and Academics at Campbell (N.C.) University from 2006-2007.
Snell spent almost seven years at Palm Beach Atlantic University as the Assistant Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator and Compliance Coordinator prior to her time at Campbell. She was also the women’s basketball coach for the Sailfish.
Snell earned her bachelor’s in physical education, master’s in kinesiology and doctorate in higher education management all from the University of Arkansas. She also played basketball for the Razorbacks during her time there.
With much of her training in education, Snell has also served as an instructor. She taught in the sports management department at Dominican, the education department at Campbell and in the physical education/athletic training department at Palm Beach Atlantic. Snell was also the department head in education and wellness at Northwest Arkansas Community College.
She has also taught and coached at the high school and junior high levels.
Snell has two sons, Dillon and Kyle, a daughter, Calandra, and a three-year-old granddaughter named Presley.