|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1973–1977||Cal State Fullerton (asst)|
|1978–1982||Los Angeles Valley College|
|1983–1984||Cal State Fullerton (asst)|
|1989–2001||Long Beach State|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
David Snow is a former American college baseball coach. He served as head coach of the Loyola Marymount Lions baseball team, leading them to the 1986 College World Series and later as the head coach of the Long Beach State 49ers baseball team, whom he led to the College World Series in 1989, 1991, 1993, and 1998. He retired from coaching in 2001 after a 29 year career that also included a head coaching job at Los Angeles Valley College and time as an assistant to Cal State Fullerton coach Augie Garrido.
Snow played third base at Bellflower High School in Bellflower, California. He was drafted in the 17th round of the 1968 Major League Baseball Draft by the Houston Astros. Snow decided not to sign with Houston, and attended Cerritos College. Snow was the third baseman for the Falcons for the 1969 and 1970 seasons. He would go on to play two seasons at Cal Poly under Augie Garrido. He lead the Mustangs in doubles (8) and RBIs (31) in 1971.
Snow followed Garrido to Cal State Fullerton, where he became an assistant. In 1978, he left to become the head coach at Los Angeles Valley College. He went 156–41 at Los Angeles Valley, winning four consecutive conference championships. He returned to assisting at Cal State Fullerton in 1983 and 1984, before leaving to become the head coach of the Loyola Marymount Lions baseball team in 1985.
Head coaching record
|Los Angeles Valley Monarchs (Metropolitan Conference) (1978–1982)|
|Los Angeles Valley:||156–41|
|Loyola Marymount Lions (West Coast Athletic Conference) (1985–1988)|
|1986||Loyola Marymount||50–15||19–5||T-1st||College World Series|
|1988||Loyola Marymount||48–18||18–6||3rd||Midwest Regional|
|Long Beach State Dirtbags (Big West Conference) (1989–2001)|
|1989||Long Beach State||50–15||17–4||1st||College World Series|
|1990||Long Beach State||36–22–1||12–9||4th|
|1991||Long Beach State||45–22||14–7||2nd||College World Series|
|1992||Long Beach State||37–20–1||18–5||1st||Central Regional|
|1993||Long Beach State||46–19||17–4||1st||College World Series|
|1994||Long Beach State||41–19||16–5||1st||Midwest II Regional|
|1995||Long Beach State||39–25–1||16–5||2nd||West Regional|
|1996||Long Beach State||34–26||15–6||1st||Central I Regional|
|1997||Long Beach State||39–26||22–8||1st (South)||South I Regional|
|1998||Long Beach State||43–23–1||23–7||2nd (South)||College World Series|
|1999||Long Beach State||35–25||19–11||3rd||NCAA Regional|
|2000||Long Beach State||31–25||18–12||T-3rd|
|2001||Long Beach State||35–23||11–7||3rd||NCAA Regional|
|Long Beach State:||511–290–4||218–90|
Postseason invitational champion
- Dan Arritt & Gary Klein (June 30, 2001). "Long Beach State's Snow Announces Retirement". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 24, 2012.
- Gary Klein (May 29, 1988). "The Renovator : Baseball Program at Loyola Thrives With Snow at Helm". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 24, 2012.
- "Houston Astros 1968 Draft". www.astrosdaily.com. Astros Daily. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
- "College mourns the loss of legendary coach". www.cerritosfalcons.com. Cerritos College. November 19, 2015. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
- Zach Helfand (May 29, 2017). "The road to Cal State Fullerton baseball greatness is littered with parking tickets". www.latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
- Brian Landman (February 27, 1986). "New Coach Brings Winning Ways to Baseball at Loyola". www.latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 9, 2019.