Clifford Snow begins his third season as Director of Football Operations at the University of Louisville.
Snow will assist Strong in all football administration duties of the Cardinal football program. He will coordinate team travel, coaching clinics, preseason training camp, football budget and supervising the football support staff.
A native of Bristol, Conn., Snow joins the Louisville staff after serving one season as the Director of Football Operations at Kentucky for coach Joker Phillips.
Prior to joining the Wildcats, Snow held the same position at East Carolina for five seasons. Before joining the ECU staff, he spent six seasons as the Director of Football Operations and special assistant to the head coach at South Carolina, where he worked with Strong on the football staff.
Snow played at Central Connecticut State, where he earned his both his bachelor's and master's degrees in biology. He spent three and one-half years as a biological research technician, studying Lyme disease. It was there where he began his coaching career as an assistant coach for four seasons at The Gilbert School in Winsted, Conn. He then moved to Windsor (Conn.) High School, spending four seasons as an assistant coach before being elevated to head coach for three seasons.
Snow worked on Skip Holtz' staff at Connecticut, where he coached the defensive line from 1995-98 and added the duties of recruiting coordinator in his last season. UConn's best season came in 1998, when the Huskies went 10-3 and made their first appearance in the Division I-AA playoffs, advancing to the second round.
Snow moved into an administration role in 1999 when he went to South Carolina, leading to his subsequent roles at East Carolina and Kentucky.