Sam was raised in Killeen, Texas for most of his life. Sam went on to play NCAA Division 2 college tennis at Ferris State University and graduated with a bachelors in Professional Tennis Management. He is a USPTA certified professional as well as a ICI Level 2 High Performance Coach. Sam was previously an academy coach at Sanchez-Casal Academy in Florida and brings his high performance experience to the Bell County area. Sam has also competed on the ITF Professional Circuit from 2014-2016 competing against top 300 world ranked players as well as reaching #2 in the USTA Open Singles Texas rankings.