|Title:||Men's Soccer Assistant Coach|
Peterson ('10) begins his first year as Assistant Coach for the NCU men’s soccer team in 2017. Zach grew up playing soccer for Anoka and is a graduate of Anoka High School. Peterson attended NCU where he majored in Youth Ministry. While at NCU he played soccer where he was a four year starter and two year captain. Peterson was also voted as All-Region his senior year.
Peterson began his coaching career while at NCU, coaching for Urban Stars. His coaching resume also includes experience coaching for St. Paul Blackhawks and South St. Paul Youth Soccer where he led his U18 girls team to promotion and a state championship. Zach has attained the USSF E License.
Zach is married to fellow alum and former NCU women’s soccer standout Sara (Borndal '11). They and their two dogs live in Minneapolis. Zach also works at a charter school in Columbia Heights and is working on his Master’s in teaching from Bethel University. He is excited about working to build on the sturdy foundation that has been laid by prior NCU coaches and players, and hopes to help make NCU a perennial playoff contender.