Assistant Coach - Clovis High School
Coach Pete Samhammer begins his 33rd year in the coaching ranks, and his 13th 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, four with the Cougars in 2003, 2011, 2012, and 2013, and has coached on sixteen 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.