Zach Howard, 27, joined Creighton in August of 2009 as Creighton Assistant Athletic Facilities Manager. In his role he assists in the day to day operations, game management, rental events and event operations of the school's on-campus facilities.
In 2011, the baseball and softball fields at the CU Sports Complex completed installation of a new baseball/softball-specific turf that features grass-like fibers and a combination sand-crushed rubber base. With new Field Turf installed in 2012, Morrison Soccer Stadium is widely considered the premier soccer venue in the country. D.J. Sokol Arena and The Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center (78,134 square-foot facility) is the home for Creighton women's volleyball and basketball programs with a court arena seating 2,450. The facility also includes coaches' offices, locker rooms, ticket offices, athletic training, meeting rooms and a media workroom. The arena is also used for other campus and community events including campus assemblies, coaching camps/clinics, concerts and speakers.
He is a 2008 graduate of Wayne State College in Wayne, NE. He earned his Bachelors’ of Science in Sport Management. He completed his internship with Creighton University in the fall of 2008 and was hired on as part time in the spring of 2009. He was brought on full time in the fall of 2009. He is a member of the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.
Zach is originally from Sioux City, Iowa. He is married to his awesome wife Kayla and lives in Omaha, Neb.