Zach Dechant has been at Texas Christian University since 2008. He is the current Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance and oversees the development of baseball. Alongside those priorities, he also handles the development and implementation of the TCU Sports Performance Internship Program that has been in place for more than 15 years. Over that time, the internship program has encompassed 40+ semesters and 250+ intern coaches who have moved on to all levels of professional, collegiate, high school, and private strength and conditioning.
During baseball off-seasons, Coach Dechant trains a group of 30+ current MLB/MiLB Frogs. The pro Frogs spend four months back on campus training for the upcoming season.
Experience prior to TCU includes two seasons with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, two years at Missouri State University, and time spent with the University of Washington as an intern.
Zach graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health and wellness from Missouri State University in 2003. He is certified through the CSCCa, NSCA, and FMS-1, among others. For more information, follow Zach on Twitter and Instagram @ZachDechant.