Sammie and Blaine Ruttan have been Junior Olympic Volleyball coaches for 4 years, and have led four club teams to national rankings. Throughout that time they have also been middle school and high school coaches, leading their teams to be the top in their district. They are founders, owners, and lead coaches of For One Fitness LLC, an elite sports performance training center in Bartlett.
Sammie is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and Blaine is a USAW Sports Performance Coach. Sammie is from Orlando, FL and Blaine is from Ottawa, ONT. They met in the middle at Carson Newman University where Sammie played volleyball and Blaine played football. Blaine continued to play football in the CFL for the Montreal Alouettes.
They have been married for five years and are passionate about teaching, training, and inspiring youth to know that they have purpose, power, and identity through Jesus Christ. They see no better way to do that than through volleyball and fitness. Blaine and Sammie intentionally challenge their athletes through intense physical, mental, and spiritual training to build character, which develops competitive elite athletes on the court and leaders in life.