Name: Kyle Snyder
Sport: Wrestling
Discipline(s): Wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling
Weight Class: 97 kg/213 lbs.
Height: 5-11
DOB: 11/20/1995
Hometown: Woodbine, Md.
High School: Our Lady of Good Counsel (Md.)
College: Ohio State
Team/Club: Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC
Coach(es): Tervel Dlagnev
Olympic Experience
  • 2016 Olympic champion
World Championship Experience
  • Two-time Senior World champion (2015, 2017)
  • 2018 Senior World silver medalist
  • 2013 Junior World champion
  • 2014 Junior World bronze medalist
Other Career Highlights
  • Two-time Pan American Championships champion (2017, 2019)
  • 2015 Pan American Games champion
  • Two-time Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix champion (2017, 2018)
  • Two-time Final X champion (2018-19)
  • 2016 World Freestyle Wrestling Clubs Cup champion (Titan Mercury WC)
  • Two-time World Cup champion (2016, 2018)
  • 2015 U.S. Open champion
  • Three-time NCAA champion
Personal: Resident-athlete at U.S. Olympic Training Center during 2013-14 school year...Son of Tricia and Steve Snyder… ...Has one sister, Megan, and two brothers, Steve and Kevin...Married Maddie Pack...Partnered with Rudis
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2019: Dan Kolov International champion… ninth at Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix…
2018:
Yasar Dogu Internationa (Turkey) bronze medalist… Freestyle World Cup Team member (gold) … Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix (Russia) gold medalist…
2017: Grand Prix of Spain gold medalist… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix (Russia) gold medalist…
2016: Grand Prix of Germany bronze medalist… Olympic Team Trials champion… Freestyle World Cup Team member (fourth) … Alexander Medved International (Belarus) bronze medalist… Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix (Russia) bronze medalist…
2015: U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion…
2013: Henri Deglane Challenge (France) bronze medalist…

College: Three-time NCAA champion for Ohio State (2016-18)… Second at 2015 NCAA Championships… Two-time Big Ten champion (2016-17)… Second in 2015 and 2018 Big Ten Championships… Member of 2015 NCAA championship team, the first in Ohio State history… Coached by Tom Ryan… Majored in Sport Industry with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies…

High School: Compiled 179-0 record in three seasons for Our Lady of Good Counsel under Coach Skylar Saar… Three-time MPSSAA State champion… Attended Coronado High School in Colorado Springs, Colo. as a senior… Graduated from Coronado in 2014… Resident-athlete at U.S. Olympic Training Center during 2013-14 school year…

Age-Group Achievements: Junior Freestyle World Team Trials champion (2014) … Junior Freestyle (Vegas) Nationals champion (2014) … Junior Freestyle Cerro Pelado International (Cuba) champion (2014) … Freestyle Junior World Team Trials champion (2013) … FILA Junior Freestyle (Vegas) Nationals (2013) … Greco-Roman Junior Fargo National champion (2012) … Third at Freestyle Junior Fargo Nationals (2012) … Freestyle Junior World Team Trials runner-up (2012) … Third at FILA Junior Nationals (2012) … Greco-Roman Cadet Fargo Nationals runner-up (2011) … Freestyle Cadet National champion (2011) …

Hobbies: playing basketball… reading the Bible… studying Russian…

Awards: USOC Team USA Male Olympic Athlete of the Year (2017)... USA Wrestling Freestyle Wrestler of the Year (2015) U.S. Open Outstanding Wrestler (2015)… ASICS High School Wrestler of the Year (2013)…