Sam Black is in his second year as a graduate assistant in Belmont's strength and conditioing program.
While completing his B.S. in Exercise Science, Black served as an intern under Belmont’s head strength & conditioning coach, Lee Rowland, assisting with the sports of men’s soccer and volleyball. After graduating in May 2016, he continued his work with the Bruins as a volunteer strength coach during the 2016-17 academic year.
Most recently, Black completed a strength & conditioning internship with the Vanderbilt University men’s basketball team, working alongside the university’s head strength & conditioning coach during the team’s summer workouts. Black has also gained experience training youth soccer and volleyball athletes in the community, conducting personal training sessions through Chadwick’s Fitness and Performance in Franklin, Tennessee and serving as a head coach with Aris FC for its U15 and U16 travel teams.
As a graduate assistant coach for Belmont, Black works directly with the sports of Men’s Soccer, Women’s Golf, and Women’s Tennis to develop and deliver all strength, speed, and conditioning programs for the teams. The Douglas, Isle of Man, UK native holds NSCA-CSCS certification, as well as a US Soccer D License, and FA Level 1 Award in Coaching through the English Football Association. He is enrolled in Belmont’s master of sport administration program.