Sam is in his 20th year teaching computer science at Lubbock High School. He has been a strong advocate for young women to pursue computing fields as a passion as well as a hobby. Sam has taught both the AP CS-A course as well as the IB CS SL and HL courses. Additionally, he has worked with The University of Texas at Austin in offering a dual credit CS Principles course to his students. He is the UIL Computer Science coach as well as the FTC, FRC, VEX and Zero Robotics coach. His teams have won regional and national titles over the years, with girls being integral parts of these teams.