Samantha Shapiro
Birthdate: 5/18/1993
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Head Coach: Galina Marinova
Other Coaches: Artur Akopyan
Career Highlights

Personal Information
Nickname: Sami
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Personal Website:
Name of High School: Windward School
Name of College: Stanford University
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: All events
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I became involved in gymnastics through a preschool program when I was three years old.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling I have flying through the air.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To represent the USA in Worlds and Olympic competition
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Abbe and Brent Shapiro
Names of sibling(s): Nicole
Family members in sports: Nicole is a level 10 gymnast. My mom was a national champion baton twirler and, my dad was a wrestler and a marathon runner.
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Going to the beach, movies and dancing
Favorite music: Black Eyed Peas
Favorite book(s): A Separate Peace
Favorite TV show(s): Glee, Friends
Favorite Food: Bananas
Charity Involvement: Food Pantry Volunteer
Other sports involvement: Skiing, basketball
National Competition Results
International Competition Results