|Title:||Director of Sports Performance|
|Previous College:||Wake Forest University|
Jason Zerbach, Director of Sports Performance at Garden City Community College and is the only full time strength coach in the KJCCC, has more than five years’ experience in strength and conditioning, along with designing and implementation of training regiments to increase athletic capabilities. His recent work has focused on the NCAA Division I, Wake Forest University as the Lead Strength and Conditioning Assistant, working with the nationally ranked Men’s Soccer and Field Hockey Teams, numerous MLB Prospects and two recent draftees into the MLS.
During his time with Western Kentucky University, as the Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Coach, he had the opportunity to aid with the 2014 Bahama Bowl Champions, as well as five C-USA Conference Championship teams (Volleyball, Softball, Track & Field, Women’s Basketball, and Swimming). Also, having the pleasure of working under two Master Strength Coaches, Ethan Reeve of Wake Forest University and John Stephanski of Western Kentucky University.
Professional certifications include: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), USA-Weightlifting (USAW) Sport Performance, Red Cross CPR, First Aid, and AED. He is a member of the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA).
Zerbach is certified by the CSCCA with a Strength & Conditioning Coaching Certification (SCCC). The SCCC is considered to be the premiere certification for college strength and conditioning coaches. Again Zerbach is the only full time strength and conditioning coach in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference.
An Army Veteran, he has his B.S. in Exercise Science/Human Performance with a Minor in Sports Psychology from Carroll University and has his M.S. in Kinesiology/Recreation Administration from Western Kentucky University.