Players & Staff at The Cornish Pirates...
Penzance-bred Sam was educated at Mounts Bay Academy, Penwith College and then Plymouth Marjons University, where for three years he studied Strength and Conditioning.
The son of former Pirates player Terry Coogan, when aged seven Sam started playing rugby for Penzance & Newlyn RFC’s youth section. He represented Irish Exiles at the age of 18 and has since played for his university team and the Pirates Amateurs.
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be?
Olympic 100m final
If you could be any other team mate for a week who would it be and why?
Chris Price because he has great hair
Where is your favourite place in cornwall?
If you were not working in high performance sport what job/career would you like to do?