Hometown: Piedmont, Calif.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Began Rowing: 2002 – Oakland Strokes
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Date of Birth: 8/19/88
High School: Millennium High School
Undergraduate Education: University of California
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coach: Luke McGee
National Teams: Six – 2005-06, Junior; 2010, Under 23; 2012-14 Senior
International Results: Won gold in the eight at the 2014 World Rowing Cup II...Won bronze in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Won gold in the eight at the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup 3...Finished fourth in the eight at the 2012 Olympic Games...Won the eight at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta...Finished second in the eight at the 2010 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Won the Temple Challenge Cup at the 2009 Henley Royal Regatta...Finished fifth in the eight at the 2006 World Rowing Junior Championships...Finished fourth in the four with coxswain at the 2005 World Rowing Junior Championships.
National Results: Won gold in the eight at the 2013 USRowing National Championships...Won the varsity eight at the 2010 IRA Championships...Won the freshman eight at the 2009 IRA Championships...Won gold in the four with coxswain at the 2005 USRowing Youth National Championships.
Personal: Zach enjoys snowboarding, wake boarding and following his favorite sports teams...He lists winning the varsity eight at the 2010 IRA Championships as his most memorable sporting achievement.