Zach Reed joined the Georgia Tech staff in January 2011 as a player development coach.
In addition to working specifically with the Yellow Jackets’ football program, he also oversees strength training for the Jackets’ track and field programs.
Prior to joining Georgia Tech’s staff, Reed was a high school coach at Kennesaw Mountain High School in nearby Kennesaw, Ga. for eight years (2003-10).
He is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). Reed is also USAW (USA Weightlifting) and NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Corrective Exercise certified. He regularly competes in Strongman competitions.
Reed was a four-year letterwinner as a defensive lineman at Tennessee Tech, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education in 2001 and a master’s degree in instructional leadership in 2002.
The Atlanta-area native was a three-sport athlete at South Cobb High School in Austell, competing in football, track and field and wrestling.