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.
Nate is one of the co-founding partners of Sports Academy and directs the elite performance programs in the facility. Nate also directly works with Sports Academy’s actor & entertainer program to develop role transformations and facilitates on sight training. Groups such as NETFLIX and WARNER BROS have contracted Nate as an onsite trainer. Nate also oversees and directs Sports Academy Tennis performance program. Nate became the head performance coach for Maria Sharapova in 2019.More about Nate
Bryce is a veteran of the USAF and an elite Performance Coach at Sports Academy. He is extremely passionate about helping others and he has changed many lives through fitness with his unique training philosophy. It focuses on analyzing movement to find areas to improve upon as well as teaching his clients to implement daily habits to reach their fullest potential.More about Bryce
Daniel Hernandez was born and raised in Oxnard, California, where he continues to play soccer and enjoys weightlifting. He earned his B.S. in Exercise Science from California State Northridge, M.S. in Exercise Science from California Baptist University, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) through the NSCA. When he is not training he enjoys DJing to Hip-Hop and EDM, watching the latest scary movies, or watching his favorite soccer team, Real Madrid, play.More about Daniel
Zach is a Performance Coach here at Sports Academy and is a jack of all trades for us. He is an ex-collegiate athlete with a clinical background in rehabilitation which he uses to help all our clients reach their full potential.More about Zachary
Justin is a Performance Coach at Sports Academy and trains all variations of the population. He has certifications in corrective exercise, performance enhancement and CPR/AED. He is a former athlete and currently partakes in many extreme sports to maintain an active lifestyle.More about Justin
Amy Gray is a HIIT Instructor at Sports Academy and enjoys programming for HIIT and teaching MRT. She has been leading HIIT classes and working with private clients for the past 3+ years. Amy holds NASM CPT and NASM Nutrition certifications.More about Amy