Samantha Pingor enters her second year as the full time athletic trainer for the New York Red Bulls Academy. Samantha is a native of Mountainside, New Jersey where she attended Governor Livingston High School and went on to pursue her dreams of athletic training in the kinesiology department at the University of Connecticut. After graduating in May 2009, Samantha became board certified in June 2009. Samantha then returned back home to New Jersey to pursue her career in athletic training at Seton Hall University. After working at the division one level, Samantha worked two years at Oratory Prep in Summit, NJ. Samantha has worked clinically with many different sports such as football, soccer, softball, track and field, basketball, and volleyball at the Division I and high school level. Her diverse clinical knowledge and experience helps her to provide the best medical care for each athlete on an individual basis. By working together with her medical and coaching staff Samantha has high expectations for the future of medical development in the Academy. She works everyday to provide professional medical treatment for every young athlete on board.