Zack Wallace
Zack Wallace
Title: Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Phone: 863-680-4563
Email: zwallace@flsouthern.edu
Alma Mater: Tulsa, 2012

Zack Wallace was named as the first full-time head strength and conditioning coach at Florida Southern in 2016, and is responsible for all strength and conditioning programming for all 20 of the Moccasins' NCAA sponsored sports and its four club sports teams. Under is direction, the strength and conditioning program underwent a complete overhaul including massive upgrades to the Gilbert Gym weight room.

His efforts have helped Florida Southern produce more than 70 all-Americans since his arrival, and the Mocs have claimed a pair of team national titles, four individual national championships and 11 Sunshine State Conference Championships during his tenure. In addition to his work with more than 500 student-athletes, Wallace has also worked with exercise science faculty on a number of sports performance research projects.

Prior to his time at Florida Southern, Wallace spent two years at Webber International University in nearby Lake Wales, Fla., where he served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. At Webber, he led the strength and conditioning programs for men's basketball and volleyball, while assisting with football and softball. He also supervised the strength programs for the Warrior's women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, beach volleyball, and men's and women's golf programs.
 
Before spending two years at Webber, Wallace was a volunteer assistant strength coach for the football team at Broken Arrow High School in his native Oklahoma, the boys basketball team at Hilldale High School, and also served as an intern strength coach for one year at his alma mater, the University of Tulsa. Outside of athletics, Wallace worked as the Director of Sports Performance at The Sports Armory - Titan Sport Complex in Jenks, Okla., and was the assistant to the director of campus recreation at the TU Collins Fitness Center at Tulsa.
 
He also holds CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) certification. CITI is an online training program designed to educate faculty and students about issues involving human subject research. The design and implementation of the program was funded by the Office of Research Integrity, the Department of Health and Human Services.

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A 2012 graduate of Tulsa with a degree in exercise and sports science, Wallace played linebacker as a freshman for the Golden Hurricane before suffering a career-ending injury. He was part of a squad that finished 11-3, setting a new school record for wins, and defeated Ball State in the 2009 GMAC Bowl. An all-state selection at Hilldale High School in Muskogee, Okla., Wallace was selected to play in both the OCA (Oklahoma Coaches Association) All-Star Game and the Oil Bowl, a high school all-star game pitting the best players from Oklahoma against the best players from Texas.

Wallace holds his NSCA-CSCS Certification, and is an AHA Healthcare Provider and USAW-1 Sports Performance coach.