Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach
Steven Schneider joined the Dowling staff in 2010 after a four-year career as a player for the Golden Lions. In just his freshman season, Schneider appeared in 23 games for Dowling as he helped them win the 2006 NCAA Division II National Championship.
Schneider then played three more seasons for the Golden Lions, leading them to the National Championship Final in 2008. In 2009, as team captain, he was named to the ECC All-Conference first team and ECAC second team. He finished up his career with 18 goals and 8 assists after playing in 83 games for Dowling.
In 2010, his first season as an assistant coach, Schneider helped lead the team to the National Final Four in Louisville, KY, their 6th National Semifinal appearance in program history.
Since 2008, Schneider has been training the Middle Country Bulldogs and this year began training the Middle Country Lady Elite U9 squad. In addition, he coordinated the first annual Wishmakers Clinic for Dowling in the spring of 2011. That same summer, he worked for Long Island Professional Soccer (LIPS) camps.
Schneider has aspirations to start his own soccer academy program in the future.
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