After working in the marine industry for years Sam decided he needed a career change and retrained with the NZ Institute of Health and Fitness, where he gained Certification as a Fitness Consultant and a Personal Trainer. Sam has years of personal fitness experience under his belt within gyms and different forms of exercise such as boxing, cycling and yoga. Sam has successfully completed his training through the Reform Academy.
Sam was a Waikato Softball representative in his heyday and now enjoys staying fit and active in the gym and playing sports such as golf, wake boarding, cycling and you may see him on the field in the odd game of social touch. He has recently had a beautiful little girl with his wife Jade.