Sam completed an internship at FIT during the fall semester of 2019 and joined the coaching staff in June 2020.

She recently graduated from UW-Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Her long term goal is to become a physician assistant.

Sam participated in varsity soccer and lacrosse in high school and took part in after school weight lifting with other athletes. In college, she continued to lift weights and took part in intramural soccer. Sam is passionate about expanding her knowledge of strength and conditioning training as well as Olympic weightlifting.

After successfully competing in the Charity Powerlifting meet at FIT in January 2020, she hopes to train for more powerlifting and weightlifting competitions in the future.

Sam also works as a phlebotomist/laboratory assistant at St. Mary’s Hospital.

In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, visiting local breweries, and trying new recipes.