|Year:||8th at MIT|
|Previous College:||Endicott College '01|
Samantha Lampert became an assistant coach for the MIT women's and men's volleyball programs in 2004. She serves as a defense coach and statistician. Lampert joined the coaching staff after being the assistant coach for both the men's and women's programs at Endicott College from 2001-04.
In 2009, Lampert was a recipient of the MIT Infinite Mile Award which is sponsored by the Division of Student Life. Later that year, she was a recipient of the Yankee Volleyball Association's Rick Pierce Award. Named in his memory, the award is given annually to one man and one woman who exemplify the characteristics that made Pierce so special: great sportsmanship, a respected player, and a person who volunteers their time to the sport without need for compensation or recognition.
Lampert graduated from Endicott College with a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Sport Management in 2001. While at Endicott, she enjoyed a very successful playing career. As a four-year starter, Lampert set several program records and earned Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) All-Conference honors each season. Since graduation she has worked at numerous summer volleyball camps including those held at the University of New Hampshire, Bentley College, Endicott College, the University of Connecticut, and Wheaton College.
Lampert is currently employed at BuyWithMe.com, where she helps people get deals and discounts on everything. A native of Brentwood, N.H., she attended Exeter High School and now spends her free time plotting the demise of head coach Paul Dill. Lampert plays both indoor and outdoor volleyball, coaches for the Fullspeed volleyball club, and is secretary of the Executive Board for Yankee Volleyball, which manages USAV adult volleyball for New England.