Sam BenderAssistant Coach/Hitting Coach
Sam Bender joins the Big Train coaching staff following one year as the third base coach of the Rocvkille Express.
Bender grew up in Montgomery County and was an All-Met Outfielder while attending Wootton High School in Rockville. Bender started his collegiate baseball career at West Virginia University but soon transferred to Montgomery College where he was an All-American and won two league championships. Sam played briefly for the San Diego Padres Double A Affiliate the San Antonio Missions. His career was cut short due to two Achilles' tendon injuries.
Bender previously coached at Wootton High School, the MCBL's KOA team, and Montgomery College, and is now an assistant coach at Marymount University.