Name: Ciarra Snyder
College: La Salle University
Years playing: 12
Favorite Position: Center Attacking Mid
Hobbies: Soccer, Coaching, Reading, Spending time with family.
Where are you going to college? And Why?
La Salle University, because I had a strong connection with the coaches, and the morals of the team reflected my own.
What are you most excited for?
Creating lifelong friends and further improving my soccer skills.
What was the recruitment process like?
Stressful, yet exciting, with a few disappointments, but I just kept saying, “Everything happens for a reason.”
Do you have any advice for our athletes who want to pursue soccer in college?
There will always be someone better and someone worse, so just play your absolute hardest. You never know who is watching, but have fun. Train on your own, practice 2-3 times a week is not enough!
How did PTS help raise your level of play?
Not only did it better my skills and teach me how to utilize them, but Matt and the other trainers helped me build confidence allowing me to take risks, overall making me better.
What’s the best advice anyone has given you?
Unless it is constructive criticism, do not let what other people say or think about you drag you down, let it fuel you.
Do you have a saying or motto that you live by?
“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” -Pele
Who is your favorite player?
Tobin Heath, Gina Lewandowski, or Eden Hazard
What are your favorite cleats? Color?
Nike Tiempos, Black out