Samantha Palma enters her third season as a member of the Canisius College swimming and diving coaching staff.
Palma joined Canisius after swimming at the University at Buffalo for four seasons. During her time at the there, Palma was a Mid-American Conference finalist and two-time MAC All-Academic Team selection in 2009 and 2010. As a 2010 graduate, Palma received her bachelor of arts in history.
Palma was a three-time Sectional champion in the 50 free and 100 butterfly at Lancaster High School. In addition, she was a five-time state qualifier and finalist.
Palma has successfully coached five years at the University at Buffalo’s Swim Camp. She is also a current member of the Tonawanda Titans Swim Team.
The Buffalo-native is currently working towards her master’s degree from the College.