Sam has been a lawyer for 12 years and is a Partner/Director at O'Farrell Robertson McMahon Lawyers. He has a long association with Country football/netball with his family being passionate supporters of Casterton FNC in the Western Border League where his father was a club trainer for many years.
Sam has been a member of the Sandhurst Football Netball Club Committee. He played football for Monash Blues in the Victorian Amateurs, Portland, Hamilton Imperial in the Western Border League and Sandhurst FNC. He was the captain of Sandhurst FNC in 2009 and 2010 and was a match day coach in 2014.