Schneider played on the United States ice hockey team at the 1998 Nagano Olympics, the first time American professional players competed in the Games. Despite high expectations, the U.S. lost to Sweden and Canada in the preliminaries, although they did win their preliminary match against Belarus. The Americans were then eliminated in the quarterfinals by Czechoslovakia, the eventual gold medalists, led by goalie Dominik Hasek and forward Jaromir Jagr.
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Birth and Death Dates:
b. June 12, 1969
New York City
Use links below to navigate through the olympics section of Jews In Sports.
Great Jews in Sports by Robert Slater (New York: Jonathan David Publishers, 2000)
New York Times, February 10-22, 1998