Fifth Grade Teacher | Zach joins the elementary staff this fall as a fifth grade teacher. He spent 21 years in leadership roles in sales and product creation at Nike before receiving his call to be a teacher. Zach earned his master’s degree at the University of Portland after student teaching. He is married to his wife Katie, and their three children, Andrew, Hannah, and Kevin, are students at Valley Catholic. Outside the classroom he enjoys the great outdoors, youth sports including coaching in CYO, and his parish of St. Juan Diego. He is passionate about teaching and supporting Valley Catholic students to grow, develop, and achieve their potential.