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Hometown: Piedmont, Calif.
Current Residence: San Francisco, Calif.
Began Rowing: 2002 – Oakland Strokes
Date of Birth: 8/19/1988
High School: Millennium High School
Undergraduate Education: University of California
Club Affiliation: University of California
Training Location: Berkeley, Calif.
Current Coach: Tim McLaren, Mike Teti
Years on National Team: Four – 2005-06, Junior; 2010, Under 23; 2012 Senior
International Results: 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 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 works at California Rowing Club, 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.