Zachary Zimmerman   Vitality Sport

I provide athletes with many services to help them reach their goals. These include customized training programs, biomechanical analyses, fitness evaluations, nutrition plans, regular consultations, and psychological training. My focused coaching style fosters a dynamic relationship between coach and athlete, where reciprocal feedback is open and continuous. The guidance and instruction I offer is informed by my extensive training in exercise physiology and as an elite competitive cyclist.


Coaching experience: 8 years
Current certification: USA Cycling Coach Level 3


  • B.S. in Pre-physical Therapy, Bob Jones University, 2002
  • M.T. in Biology Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2004

Competitive cycling experience

  • Domestic and national level, 1993-2008
  • Category 1 for 8 years prior to retirement
  • National Racing Calendar Experience, 1997-2008

Activities, work, and interests in addition to coaching and cycling

  • Teaching AP Biology and Freshman Biology at Shadow Ridge High School
  • Running, hiking, camping, backpacking, reading, and writing
  • 14 years of marriage with my wife, Erin


Surprise, AZ
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Bike Fit, Run Analysis

Sport Types

Road Cycling



Athlete Requirements

Athletes must have a willingness to think progressively and engage in the process of reaching their potential. A power meter, though not required, is strongly recommended.


15332 N 161st Dr
Surprise, AZ
United States