Coach Samson Dubina 2016 US National Team Coach 2015 USATT Coach of the Year
 

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Who is Samson?

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Coach Samson Dubina is a US National Team Coach and recently was named at the USATT Technology Coach of the Year
So how did he start....

Samson started table tennis at age 12 in Canton, Ohio at a local church then progressed to the Canton Table Tennis Club at the YWCA. Four years later, his game saw huge improvements under the instruction of coach Carl Hardin. He then continued sharpening his skills as a training partner for the Olympic team of Canada from 2004-2007. In recent years, Samson has achieved many titles while traveling to Europe, Asia, and throughout North America competing in nearly 400 tournaments over the last 20 years. Currently Samson is training, competing in tournaments, coaching the top players in the state of Ohio, and is now coaching the top players in America as a US National Team Coach.

Samson's Titles and Achievements

  • Currently the #1 Player in Ohio & Previous Ranked #3 in the US
  • 2016 & 2017 US National Team Coach
  • 2015 & 2016 USATT Technology Coach of the Year
  • 2015 US National Men's Singles Champion over thirty
  • 2015 US National Men's Singles 8's Finalist
  • 2013 US National Men's Singles Champion over thirty
  • 2009 US Nationals Men's Singles Finalist
  • 2008 US Nationals Mixed Doubles Champion
  • 2009 US National Men's Team Member
  • US Representative - Final Olympic Qualification
  • US World Collegiate Team Leader
  • US Junior Olympic Gold Medalist
  • 5 x Ohio Men's Singles Champion
  • 2 x Quebec Circuit Champion
  • 2 x Ohio Men's Doubles Champion
  • 2 x US National Men's Singles Quarterfinalist
  • 2 x US National Doubles Quarterfinalist
  • 2 x Canada Cup Team Semifinalist
  • 2x Millcreek Open Champion
  • Toronto Open Champion
  • 4 x Championship Four-Star Tournament Finalist
  • Highest USATT Rating 2619
  • Former Training Partner for the Canadian Olympic Team
  • US National Mixed Doubles Finalist
  • World Championship Doubles — Top 128
  • Arnold Classic Champion
  • Currently Ranked US #5 in Hardbat
  • Ohio's #1 Player for 14 Consecutive Years
  • ITTF Trickshot Competitor
  • World Ranked
  • USATT Junior Advisory Committee Member
  • Sponsored by Newgy, Nittaku, and Paddle Palace
  • ITTF Level II Certified Coach
  • USATT Coach
  • USATT Umpire
  • USATT Certified Referee
  • Current Occupation: Professional Coach/Athlete
  • FAVORITE WEBSITES:
  • The Best Photographer: http://cljstudiosphotography.com/
  • The Best Robots: http://www.newgy.com/?affiliateid=10394
  • The Best Equipment: www.paddlepalace.com
  • The Best Rackets and Rubbers: www.nittaku.com
  • The Best Database: http://www.tabletennisdb.com/
  • Tournament Sponsor: www.wil-cut.com
  • Tournament Sponsor: www.clearchoicelaser.com
  • Tournament Sponsor: www.simplexcreative.biz
  • Tournament Sponsor: http://realmofthereptile.com
  • Fitness: http://www.manvsweight.com/calisthenics-exercises/