Zach trained as a dancer and instructor with Fred Astaire for 4 years, working primarily at the Clear Lake Studio.
Branching out at the end of this time period, he started to pursue West Coast Swing. He completed a specialized teacher training course taught by renowned Canadian Champions Tessa Cunningham and Miles Monroe. After 2-3 Years of teaching independently Zach was offered a teaching position at the Mark Ballas Dance Studio in California. He was quickly promoted to manager and took his role seriously to create an effective teaching team and a warm welcoming environment for students to thrive in. Zach has continued competing and working to maintain his skills and continue training. After managing and teaching for 3 years he was offered a position to return to Fred Astaire.