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Sam is a mother of two little girls and got into fitness after years of participating in sports, including college basketball at Ashford University. Sam loves helping others find a new, healthy lifestyle that works for them and their families. She also enjoys helping youth find their love for fitness while improving skills in their sport. When Sam isn’t training, she enjoys participating in functional fitness competitions. She participated in the Hyrox World Championships in May 2022 and will compete in the DEKA World Championships in November 2022!

“For me, health is not about the weight you lose, but about the life you gain!”


Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Education, Illinois State University (anticipated 2025)
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
  • NASM Youth Exercise Specialist
  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • NASM Mental Toughness
  • NASM Women’s Fitness Specialist
  • Spartan SGX Certified 
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach