Zach Knoche
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    Zach Knoche

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Lee's Summit, MO

    High School:
    Lee's Summit

    Height:
    6-3

    Event:
    Breast

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered four years in swimming..lettered three years in swimming, two in golf and one year in track...three-time all-conference, three-time conference champion, two-time all-metro and four-time all-state...2013 Missouri State Champion in the 100 breast...Academic All-American...owns two school records...National Honor Society member...high school swim coach was Bruce Holder...swam club for the Kansas City Blazers, coached by C.J. Roberts...sectional and junior national qualifier.

    PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 13...son of Scott and Lori Knoche...has an older sister...hobbies are golf, skiing and mountain biking...favorite movie is Forrest Gump...favorite books are the Berenstain Bears series...person in history he'd like to meet is John Wooden...something not many people know about him is that he ripped his speedo at his first-ever swim meet...credits his dad as having the biggest influence on his sports career...favorite athlete is Bo Jackson...pre-race rituals are to mentally and physically prepare and eat oatmeal the morning of...if he could be on any reality TV show, it would be Survivor...enjoys listening to Eminem...favorite quote: `Nobody makes me bleed my own blood...nobody.' -- Ben Stiller.

    Inside Men's Swimming