Sam Vail “SammyV” played college soccer at Notre Dame College on the east side of Cleveland. While there played center mid and had a record of 56 wins and 7 losses. In 2010 the team finished ranked #2 in the country and national runner ups. In 2012 the team finished ranked #15 in the country and making it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA National Tournament.
Sam played semi-professional soccer for the Erie Admirals (now the Erie Commadors) in 2011 and for AFC Cleveland in 2012. Both teams competed in the National Premier Soccer League. During his season playing for the Erie Admirals the team finished 3rd in the country and during his season playing for AFC Cleveland the team made it to the final 16 of the national tournament.
Sam has coached at all levels except the professional level. He is an assistant for the Mens Soccer Team at Notre Dame College, an NCAA Division II program. He also has coached at the youth level and high school level for Brecksville High School.