After decades of preaching his 16 goals for success to Kansas State football players, Bill Snyder is ready to share that same wisdom with a younger audience.
Snyder is the co-author of a soon-to-be-released children’s book that focuses on his famous goals, entitled “Take it From Me.” The 32-page book explains the importance of every goal with rhyming text and cartoon illustrations of Snyder coaching kittens in K-State uniforms.
The 16 goals are going from the locker room to the play room.
“I hope that this will be a part of his legacy,” said Jefferson Knapp, who helped Snyder write the book. “It was a no-brainer for us. His 16 goals will always be preached at Kansas State. It was really easy to translate them into a children’s book that entire families can enjoy.”
The idea for the book came from a simple place. Not long after teaming up with former Wichita State basketball star Ron Baker on the children’s book “Too Big to Dream Small,” Knapp wondered aloud if there was anyone at K-State with a good story to tell.
When a family member suggested…