Zach is one of our Performance Coaches here at Sports Academy. He helps coach and lead a number of programs including our youth development and collegiate performance classes. Zach is also a common face in our adult fitness courses where he helps push our clients to reach their full potential.
Zach graduated from Central Washington University in 2017 where he achieved his Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Physiology with a minor in Physical Therapy Rehabilitation. He is also a certified Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Zach was born and raised in Yakima, Washington where he was the second youngest in a family of 4 children. In high school he was a three-sport athlete and was a member of the football, track and field, and rugby teams. After high school Zach attended Central Washington University where he played for the men’s rugby team and helped the Wildcats compete for a national championship; reaching national semi-finals all four years. After college he helped coach his former high school rugby team to its first state championship and is currently a Level 200 certified coach through USA Rugby. Zach is a proud native of the Pacific Northwest and enjoys spending his time outside. You can find him out hiking, fishing, rock climbing and just about anything that involves being outdoors. Prior to joining us at Sports Academy he worked in a physical therapy clinic and is working towards going back to school to achieve his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.