Zach has been in place since 2008 at TCU and is the current Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance. He oversees all facets of development for Baseball. During baseball off-seasons, Coach Dechant trains a group of 30+ current MLB / MiLB Frogs. The pro Frogs spend 4 months back on-campus training for their upcoming seasons.
Alongside those priorities, he also handles the development and implementation of the TCU Sports Performance Internship Program that has been in place for over 15 years. Over that time the internship program has encompassed 40+ semesters and 250+ intern coaches that have moved on to all levels of professional, collegiate, high school, and private strength and conditioning.
Previous experience to TCU has included two seasons with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, two years at Missouri State University, as well as time spent with the University of Washington as an intern.
Zach graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Wellness from Missouri State University in 2003. He is certified through the CSCCa, NSCA, FMS-1 among others.