Zach has been the Secondary Math II and College Prep Mathematics teacher starting August 2017. He coaches the Academic Pentathlon team at DaVinci Academy. He has taught for four years in Utah and Arizona, prior to teaching at DaVinci.
Zach was born in the Portland, Oregon area and has lived in several states, graduating high school in Chandler, Arizona. He served as a missionary in the Seoul Korea mission in 2006 and 2007 and attended Brigham Young University before and after missionary service, graduating in December 2012 in Mathematics Education. He also received minors in Computer Science and TESOL K-12. He graduated from Western Governors University with a Master's in Mathematics Education in December 2016.
Zach is attempting to get on Jeopardy! and also enjoys playing retro Nintendo video games (NES, SNES, N64, etc.). He also enjoys developing his own games in his spare time. He is the proud father of three kids and has been married to the love of his life--Melissa--ever since 2011.