|Position:||Associate Sports Information Director|
Curtis Snyder is in his 17th year as a member of the University of Colorado athletic department, his first as the director of digital marketing. He rejoined the Buffalo staff on December 1, 2008 after a five-and-a-half year absence.
He spent the previous seven-plus years (2008-15) as the associate sports information director, in addition to managing special projects and digital media. He was the secondary sports information contact for football for six seasons (2009-14) and will continue to serve one more year as the primary SID for CU’s renowned national championship ski program. In August 2012, he was given the additional duties of overseeing overall strategy and execution of CUBuffs.com and social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
Snyder, 39, returned to CU from Duke University, where he served as the director of Internet operations from 2003-08, managing the day-to-day operations of GoDuke.com and had various SID duties for the football and men’s basketball programs. He accompanied the basketball team during the post season, during which time the Blue Devils captured two ACC Championships and a berth in the 2004 Final Four in San Antonio. He also traveled with the women’s basketball team to the 2006 Final Four in Boston.
He previously served four years as a student assistant in CU’s athletic media relations office (it’s then name) from 1994-98 and then five years as a full-time assistant SID and as well as the Internet managing editor from 1998-2003. As a student, Snyder worked with the volleyball and men’s basketball programs and was presented with the Athletic Director’s medal for service to the department.
In his first stint at CU, he worked at various times as the primary contact for the men’s basketball, volleyball and men’s and women’s tennis programs while also being named the Internet coordinator and eventually Internet managing editor, overseeing the official website, CUBuffs.com.
He also currently serves as a back-up statistician for the NBA’s Denver Nuggets and has worked with the AVP (professional beach volleyball tour). He has been an active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and served on the technology committee for five years (2007-11).
Born Sept. 2, 1975, in Boulder, he graduated from Boulder High School in 1994, where he was a fourth-generation student and lettered three times in basketball. His grandmother graduated from CU in 1929, his grandfather was recruited to CU by Frank Potts to be a decathlete and also to play basketball and football and his father, mother and sister all attended CU. He is married to the former Kami Carmann, a four-time letterwinner and two-time captain of the women’s basketball team at CU who is currently a sports anchor and reporter for Fox 31 (KDVR-TV) in Denver. The couple resides in Erie and has three children, twins Lucy and Samuel, 5, and Cooper (2).