Coach Z was born and raised in Phoenix. He played defense for Chap Lax from 2006-2010, and during those 4 years Chaparral Lacrosse took 2 State Championships. After High School he attended NAU for 2 years and then decided to follow his real passion and enlisted in the Army as a Scout. Coach Z has been in the Army for 8 years, and continues to serve as a recruiter. He has travelled all over the world. Currently he is pursuing a degree in business management at GCU. He has been married for 7 years and has 2 dogs. This is Zach's first season coaching the Firebirds.