Name: Samantha Zimmerman
Team: Gayle Hatch Weightlifting
Coach: Jason Poeth
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
Current Residence: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Year of birth: 1987
Weight class: 75kg
What year did you being lifting? 2004
How did you get involved? My coach asked me to try weightlifting after training for track and volleyball. I loved it after the first meet.
Favorite Competition Lift? Clean & Jerk
Favorite Training Lift? Clean
Education: Master’s Degree in Exercise Science
Personal Goals: To make a World Team and possibly an Olympic Team someday
Favorite Food: Alfredo
Favorite Book: I love any inspirational biography or autobiography
Favorite TV Show: American Idol
Favorite Song: “Moment for Life”
Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: My dogs, arts and crafts
Most people don’t know that…. I was born on Friday the 13th