Canadian Josiah Snelgrove joins the Rochester Lancers after spending the 2011 USL Pro League season with F.C. New York. Before that, the defender had spent two seasons with the Charlotte Eagles and the Southern California Seahorses of the USL. Snelgrove played his college soccer at Houghton College where he earned all-conference honors three times and a 2007 NAIA All-America honorable mention.
Snelgrove turned professional in 2007 when he signed for USL Second Division side Charlotte Eagles. He made his professional debut on June 28, 2008 in a game against the Bermuda Hogges.
After spending the 2009 back with the Southern California Seahorses in the USL Premier Development League, Snelgrove returned to the Eagles for the 2010 USL Second Division campaign, but did not feature in any games due to persistent injury.
Snelgrove signed with F.C. New York, of the USL Pro League, on March 15, 2011.
Youth and college
Snelgrove attended Houghton College, where he scored two goals and contributed 13 assists in his four years with Houghton, earning all-conference honors three times, and receiving a 2007 NAIA Men's Soccer All-America Teams honorable mention.
During his college years he also played for Ottawa Fury and the Southern California Seahorses in the USL Premier Development League.