Sam Sherring joined the Cherries in 2007 and has worked his way through the development centre and academy ranks.
He attended Salway Ash Primary and Beaminster School and briefly played under Eddie Howe when the Cherries boss was centre of excellence manager at Dean Court in 2008.
Born in Dorchester and raised near Bridport, he skippered the Cherries to EFL Youth Alliance Cup glory in 2017.
Sherring made 37 league and cup appearances during a loan spell with Weymouth as the Terras were crowned Southern League champions in 2018/19.
He has trained regularly with Eddie Howe’s squad and was involved in the first team’s pre-season games programme.
Sherring signed a new contract with the club in the summer of 2019.