Coach Samson spent the last three years (2018-2021) as an assistant coach at Marple Newtown High School. From 2014 to 2017, Samson coached for Villanova University as the defensive coordinator in addition to having duties in recruiting, practice and game planning and video breakdown.
Samson is thrilled to return to the staff at Conestoga where he was the Head Coach from 2001-2014. He led the Pioneers to PIAA titles in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and earned championship berths in 2008 and 2013. From 2009-12, his teams won four straight District 1 Championships. Samson was named the EPSLA Coach of the Year in 2009 and the Daily Local News Coach of the year twice. He’s also served as a head coach and assistant coach for the Philly team at the Under Armour Underclassmen Games for several years and also as an evaluator for the United States U-19 National Team.
A Radnor High School graduate, Samson played his collegiate lacrosse at Georgetown University and was a starting defenseman for three seasons before his graduation in 2000.