Zak is from Gainesville, Florida. He began his undergrad at Florida Institute of Technology studying Mechanical Engineering and playing soccer for the school. He transferred to the University of Central Florida to pursue his passion for exercise science. He graduated with his Bachelor’s in Kinesiology in 2018 and is currently pursuing his Master’s in the same field. Zak is a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach and worked with UCF athletics as a sports science intern. Zak currently works as the Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant for Fitness here at the RWC.