Jamie Snyder-Fair returns for his third year on the Yale staff in 2012-13. He coaches Yale's frontcourt and helped tutor Greg Mangano '12, who became Yale's all-time leader in career blocked shots and was a two-time first team All-Ivy selection.
Snyder-Fair came to Yale from Washington & Lee where he helped the team make its first appearance in the ODAC championship game in 20 years in 2008-09. In his one season at W&L, the Generals won 16 games, their most since 1988-89.
Prior to Washington & Lee, Snyder-Fair was an assistant coach at Vassar where he helped the Brewers to 18 wins, which tied the school record. He also spent two years as an assist at Amherst. During his tenure, the Lord Jeffs had a 58-6 overall record, advanced to two NCAA Division III Final Fours and captured the 2007 NCAA Championship. Snyder-Fair coached a pair of NABC All-Americans, including Andrew Olson, the 2007 National Co-Player of the Year.
Snyder-Fair is a 2005 graduate of Colby College, where he was a four-year letterwinner for the men's basketball team.