Zach Galia will begin the season as the first head coach in
Women’s ACHA hockey history at Adrian College. As a recent
graduate and member of the first men’s NCAA hockey program in
Adrian College history, Zach is no stranger to starting a tradition
at Adrian College. The inaugural Men’s NCAA hockey program
broke numerous records, the fastest program to 100 wins (102-12-2),
most wins for a first year program (26), and four Midwest
Collegiate Hockey Association championships, on its way to a birth
in the 2011 NCAA National Championship. Zach brings this
championship experience and winning attitude to a bright new
Before his four-year experience at Adrian College, Zach played junior hockey in the Central Junior Hockey League for the Kanata Stallions. As a steady defenseman, he was a solid blue line performer throughout his years in junior hockey. Zach is a graduate of St. Edward High School in Cleveland, Ohio and was the assistant captain of a State Championship team for the Eagles. Zach also is part of the elite staff of the Extreme Power Skating hockey camp each summer that takes place in Tampa, Florida and Quebec City, Quebec. The camp is run by NHL Linesman Jonny Murray, as well as other professional and collegiate hockey players.
Zach majored in Communication and minored in Business at Adrian College, and graduated magna cum laude in 2011.
January 26, 2012 Adrian will be a member of CCWHA in 2012-13
January 26, 2012 Zach Galia Named Inaugural Head Coach of ACHA Women's Hockey Program