Zach competed in track & field and cross country at Greenville High School, graduating in 2009. While at GHS, he was Honorable Mention All Conference in cross country and a two year captain in track and cross country. At Alma College, Zach competed in the 3000m, 5000m, and 10,000m events. He was captain at Alma College, graduating in 2013. Zach’s personal best times from college were 16:32 in the 5km and 35:05 in the 10km. After graduating from Alma College, Zach went on to Physicians Assistant school at University of Toledo. While in school, Zach trained for the half marathon and his best time was just under 1:20 in 2014. Zach works as a PA in the Midland area and is looking to get back into racing shape as he begins his professional career in medicine.