Sam is a gifted coach with strong background in developing young players. Sam grew up playing in the Strikers system before anchoring a young yet competitive collegiate team at Colorado Mesa University. As a four year starter, Sam led the Mavericks to their first national ranking. While in Colorado, Sam coached the CMU men’s club team, and he also coached youth teams for 4 years and developed an interest in education. Now that he’s back in Missoula pursuing a masters in education, Sam is excited to be able to continue helping develop youth players in the Strikers system.