Coaching Staff
Sam Burgi Head Coach

Coach Sam joined Nampa Swim Team in April 2017, bringing with him a broad range of experience working with athletes from the summer league to collegiate levels.

Most recently, Sam coached nearly 10 years (Oct. 2007- March 2017) in Northern Virginia with the Fort Belvoir Swim Team, serving as the Assistant Head Coach. During his tenure with Fort Belvoir Swim Team, Coach Sam helped lead the team to unprecedented growth, from 90 swimmers to over 350 registered swimmers. The team also saw much success in the water, athletes broke a total of 162 team records (82 SCY records, 80 LCM records), while qualifying for Regional, Sectional, NASA Jr. Nationals, NCSA Jr. Nationals and USA Swimming Grand Prix meets.

Coach Sam graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in physical education. Coach Sam's coaching career spans nearly 20 years, he has a passion for coaching and working with athletes as well as a deep appreciation for the life skills sport teaches.

Coach Sam grew up swimming, surfing and playing water polo in Southern California. When not on the pool deck, Coach Sam enjoys being outdoors hiking, camping and backpacking in the mountains with his wife and two sons.