Zach Hoffman was born and raised in Tucson. He attended Palo Verde High School and participate in both men's volleyball and swimming. In 2007, Zach was a state champion swimmer.
Zach committed to swim in college at Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University). After three years of swimming, he played one year of collegiate men's volleyball.
Zach graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management. He has coached at Tucson High School and Rincon/University High School. He has been coaching with Zona since the 2014 club season.