Zach Knoche

Zach  Knoche


Lee's Summit, MO

High School:
Lee's Summit




Men's and women's swimming teams earn victories in southern California

Junior Kevin Jackson set two new pool records, winning the 200 free (1:41.34) and in the 500 free (4:36.77).


Men's and women's swimming teams earn victories in southern California

Genevieve Miller won two individual events and placed second in one event


Men's Swimming finishes fourth at Nike Cup

Falcons finished behind North Carolina State, North Carolina and Tennessee


Air Force in fourth place after two days at Nike Cup

Falcons sit behind North Carolina, North Carolina State and Tennessee, one spot ahead of Navy


Men beat Grand Canyon in swimming; Wom,en fall to Grand Canyon and DU



100 Breast                                               54.51

200 Breast                                               1:57.96


2015-16 (JUNIOR): Competed in two events…swam a personal best in the 100 breast with a time of 54.51 ranking him fourth overall for this event at USAFA… also swam a personal best in the 200 breast (1:57.96) third in academy history.


2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in four events…No. 3 on the team in the 100 breast (55.56/No. 8 Academy all-time) and the 200 breast (2:00.73/No. 4 Academy all-time)…earned his personal best in all four events of this season.


2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Competed in five events … fourth on the team in the 100 breast (56.83), and 200 breast (2:04.45), member of the second-fastest time in the 200 medley relay (1:31.84).


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...academics officer…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.


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