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Family Rallies Around Removed Athletic Director

Supporters of the removed athletic director are planning another rally Wednesday night at the Board of Education meeting in Annapolis.

Chip Snyder wasn’t at the Anne Arundel County Council meeting Tuesday night, but his family was, and if he is not reinstated as the athletic director at .

Snyder’s brothers, nephew and wife were present at the meeting Tuesday evening to make sure the council members were aware of the situation at Chesapeake High School. pending an investigation into unsafe student behavior at a wrestling tournament in December.

Holly Snyder, Chip's wife, and Matt Snyder, Chip's brother, addressed the council and . Chip’s father, Edward Snyder, spoke fondly of his son moments before the council meeting began. 

“Chip does almost as much outside the school as he does in the school,” said Edward Snyder, who flew in from Florida to be with the family. “Every time I come up here he is definitely involved doing something. I’ve helped him line fields, I’ve been up in the booth spotting the football—he gets the whole family involved. To Chip, Chesapeake High School is family just like I am family. I know I am biased, but you’ll never find another person like him.”

The rest of Snyder family sat in the meeting to show support for the former athletic director. They are planning another rally of support Wednesday night at the Board of Education meeting, which takes place in Annapolis at the administrative building located at 2644 Riva Rd.

Holly Snyder wanted to remind everyone planning to attend the meeting to wear their Chesapeake High apparel, and to remember that if you plan to speak you must sign in ahead of time. She asks everyone planning to come to be there before 7 p.m.

Scouts Out! January 21, 2012 at 08:35 PM
@John Thomas- I don't believe anyone will tell you anything, especially on a public site of a private matter. But, if you really need to know, maybe you should ask the "concerned parents" that showed up for the meeting. Oh wait, they were not there. I bet you can find them if you look real hard.
CHS 88 January 21, 2012 at 11:32 PM
My knowledge of these events are strictly from other parents (heresay), not anyone directly involved: The "unsafe action" was, not following protocol. The proper paper work was not filed for a particular student or students to travel to a wrestling tournament. A particular student was caught doing something wrong like... "for example" drinking alcohol on the bus. That student was removed from the team. In turn the parents of the particular student sent an anonymous email complaint to the Board. When investigating the "incident", not filing the paper work was the only supposable wrong doing from the coaches. Not following protocol, REALLY
Scouts Out! January 22, 2012 at 02:37 AM
@CHS 88- This "student" has had other "issues". He gets away with it due to the fact his father is very close with other coaches. He is a trouble maker and does not deserve to be on any team.
John Thomas January 22, 2012 at 03:39 AM
Thanks for the info CHS 88. Facts are starting to come out now.. the suspense was killing me...Made for tv movie may be in the works ? Just sayin...
John March 04, 2012 at 06:41 AM
Has anyone seen www.JohnFrenaye.com? I thought it was interesting to see. I think it is rather nervy totalk about ones indescetions when you have so many yourself. Hypocrite.

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