Assistant Coach - Clovis High School
Coach Pete Samhammer begins his 37th year in the coaching ranks, and his 16th with the Clovis HS Cougars. Pete has coached in three different Sections (San Diego, North, and Central), winning Championships in each, as well as State Championships at both the High School and Junior College levels. Pete has coached on three State Championship teams (83’, 85’, 88’) at Palomar Junior College, six with the Cougars in 2003, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and has coached on eighteen teams that have finished in the top three at the State Tournament. Coach Samhammer did his college wrestling at Palomar Junior College and Chico State University, and his high school wrestling at Vista High School. He has three children, Brian, Michele, and Peter, and two grandchildren, Sierra and Morgan. When Pete is away from wrestling he loves to ride his bicycle and work in his backyard.