Kentucky Ambassadors Soccer Club

Coaching Staff

Zac Lechler

Coach Zac Lechler was born in Fairfield, California, and was raised coast to coast in his military family. He graduated from Edgewood High School (IN) in 2010 and attended Defiance College (OH) where he earned a B.S. in Athletic Training with a minor in Wellness and Corporate Fitness in 2014. He then continued his education at WKU (KY) where he earned his M.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Physiology in 2016.

Coach Lechler started playing soccer at age four. As a player, he has enjoyed many team and individual successes at the high school, club and collegiate levels, including conference, state and regional championships, and tournament play at the national and international level. His love of the game prompted him to join and support the WKU Lady Hilltoppers as a practice player for the 2014-15 spring season and assist at the WKU Hilltopper Soccer Academy in 2015.

Coach Lechler began his coaching career in 2015, coaching at the club and high school levels in Bowling Green, KY. He has been the girls' junior varsity head coach and assistant varsity coach at Greenwood High School since 2015. Coach Lechler has also coached the Drakes Creek Middle School girls' soccer team since its inaugural season in 2017. He has also been a head coach for several seasons at Mighty Kicks, a youth soccer program for 2-6 year olds designed to help develop motor and life skills. Coach Lechler currently holds his National E Coaching License from the U.S. Soccer Federation and looks forward to continuing his coaching education.

Coach Lechler is currently a Licensed Athletic Trainer and a youth fitness coach during the off season. He has a special interest in injury prevention and management in athletes. Coach Lechler is passionate about coaching the fundamentals of soccer, and furthering the development of life-skills such as teamwork, perseverance, and respect.