Sam PuckettSam Puckett

Wisconsin Blaze Volleyball Coach

Volleyball Training Coach

Sam is a volleyball coach for Wisconsin Blaze and offers volleyball-specific training for Blaze365. A native of Appleton, WI, Sam was a co-captain and all-conference volleyball player at Fox Valley Lutheran High School.

Sam attended Lawrence University upon graduating from high school where she played libero and defensive specialist on the volleyball team for four years. She was a co-captain her senior year and won many team defense awards throughout her volleyball career. Sam graduated from Lawrence University with a degree in Economics as well as a Teaching Certification.  She is a Social Studies Teacher at Freedom High School.

Sam’s coaching experience includes two seasons as a Lawrence University Assistant Volleyball Coach, two seasons as an FC Elite Assistant Club Coach, two seasons as the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Marinette High School, and one season as the JV1 Volleyball Coach at Freedom High School. She has been coaching volleyball camps and clinics since 2008.

In her own words, “Coaching volleyball is a huge passion of mine since it allows me to stay connected to a game that I have fallen in love with. My philosophies revolve around the fundamentals of the game. I truly believe in order to be successful those fundamentals have to be in place and practiced daily. I am a very competitive person and coaching allows me to keep that competitive spirit going. I love giving athletes the opportunity to the learn some of the skills and knowledge I have picked up from my coaches and playing experiences.”  

We are so happy to have Sam coaching our Blaze volleyball teams!