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Zach Berghorst - 18 Gray (2022-23)


I like to coach volleyball because I love the game and I want the kids I coach to love the game as much as I do. The way I approach coaching is to make volleyball a competitive yet fun sport to play. Once the boys play, then tend to get hooked on it!

2022-23 Season - 18 Gray Head Coach

Zach served as head coach for the Team Colorado 18 Gray team in the 2022-23 Season. He lead the team to a 14-12 RMR season record, this included a division win in RMR Power 1 and a runner-up finish in the 2023 RMR Boys Regional tournament. 

Athletes coached by Zach earned these awards in the 2022-23 season:

  • Denzel Pepper: CHSAA All-State Honorable Mention, Pike Peak 2 Player of the Year (Mesa Ridge)
  • Brody McKinney: Pikes Peak 1 - 1st Team All-Conference
  • Evan Brownsberger: AVCA High Risers List
  • Alex Gritsyna: Pikes Peak 2 - 1st Team All-Conference

2021-22 - 18 Black Assistant

Zach served as an assistant coach for the 18 Black in the 2021-22 season. Zach helped coach 18 Black to an undefeated in-state record in junior play (5 RMR Power Victories), a second place finish in 18 USA at the Florida Fest boys qualifier (the clubs first USAV boys bid to nationals) and an 8-2 record in the 18 USA Division at USA Volleyball Boys Nationals. 

18 Black Athletes Zach helped coach were highly awarded in 2022:

  • Josh Livergood: CHSAA Player of the Year, AVCA Best and Brightest Boys Volleyball First Team, Gazette Preps Volleyball "Peak Performer", Pikes Peak League Player of the Year, James Irwin Tournament All-Tournament
  • Caden Zippwald: CHSAA 1st Team All-State, Pikes Peak League 1st Team, Gazette Preps All-Area 1st Team, James Irwin Tournament MVP
  • Keanu Calar: CHSAA Honorable Mention All-State, Pikes Peak League 1st Team
  • Jack Beltran: Pikes Peak League 1st Team, AVCA All-American Watch List
  • Ty Heater: AVCA High Risers List, RMR Boys All-Star Team Selection
  • Gaven Hackley: AVCA High Risers List, RMR Boys All-Star Team Selection


Team Colorado is excited to welcome back TCV Alumni Zach Berghorst as a TCV Boys coach for a second season! 

Zach played for the TCV Boys program from 2016-2019. He was part of the first group of boys to compete for Team Colorado and helped build the program.  As a senior, he helped set the 18 Black team to a 10th place finish at the Winter Boys Volleyball Championship in Chicago, a 9th place finish at the Dennis Lafayta Boys Bid Tournament in St. Louis and two RMR Boys Power victories. 

As a high school athlete, Zach helped restart the boys program at Cheyenne Mountain and was a two-time 1st Team All-State setter for the program in the 2018 and 2019 seasons. 

Zach has been playing volleyball for more than 9 years and competes in local adult events.