Sam Contorno

Assistant Football Sports Performance Coach

Sam Contorno

Assistant Football Sports Performance Coach

Sport Responsibilities: Football, Men’s Volleyball
Home Town: Bethel, CT
Currently Resides: Atherton, CA
Birthday: April 18

Professional Education:

  • Binghamtom University- BS Molecular Integrative Neuroscience
  • University of Bridgeport- MS Human Nutrition

Past Experience and Accomplishments:

  • 2018 – Present – Assistant Football Sports Performance Coach; Stanford University
  • 2017 – 2018 – Contingent Sports Performance Coach; Stanford University
  • 2017 – Intern; Stanford University
  • 2017 – Intern; University of California, Los Angeles
  • 2014-2016 – Strength Coach; Professional Physical Therapy


Sam Contorno started at Stanford in 2017 and works with football and Men’s Volleyball.

Contorno began her time with the Cardinal as an intern in 2017, before becoming a part-time Sports Performance Coach in 2018. As a part-time assistant, Contorno designed and implemented the training programs for Men’s Volleyball and Women’s Lightweight Rowing. As an intern, Contorno assisted with Men’s Volleyball, Wrestling, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Field Hockey, and Women’s Crew.

Prior to her arrival on The Farm, Contorno was an Athletic Performance Intern for UCLA.

Contorno was born and raised in Bethel, Connecticut, and graduated with a BS in Molecular Integrative Neuroscience and a minor in Health & Wellness Studies from Binghamton University in 2012, and a MS in Human Nutrition from University of Bridgeport in 2018.

Contorno is CSCS, USAW-L1, CPR, AED, and First Aid certified.

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