Zach competed for the Brigham Young University swimming team in the distance freestyle and butterfly events. He competed at the Division I NCAA Championships in 2004 and was an Academic All-American three years. He is the former BYU and Mountain West Conference record holder in the 1650 yard freestyle and the current BYU and Mountain West Conference record holder in the 400, 800, and 1500 SCM freestyle events. While at BYU, he was a co-captain, voted Most Inspirational Swimmer, and earned Most Valuable Swimmer. Further, he competed at USA Swimming Nationals five times in his career, placing in the top 16 five times. He graduated from BYU in 2009 with a degree in Communications. Zach graduated from Creighton University School of Law, emphasizing in litigation. Zach enjoys swimming masters, running marathons, and baking. In 2012, Zach was the National Champion in the US Masters Swimming long-distance 3,000 yard event for his age group.
|Year||Overall Rank (Worldwide)||Overall Rank (By Region)|
|2014||47352nd||3902nd North Central|
|2013||45694th||2951st South West|
Back Squat 285 lb Clean and Jerk 185 lb Snatch 135 lb Deadlift 355 lb Fight Gone Bad -- Max Pull-ups --
Fran 10:28 Grace 4:45 Helen -- Filthy 50 -- Sprint 400m -- Run 5k --