Zach Kotecki is our head trainer here at Iron Valley Barbell. He has graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from Concordia University Chicago and is a national certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Zach went from nearly being paralyzed with a c3 fracture in his neck to becoming the head trainer at Iron Valley Barbell, a world destination gym. Through his education and experience here at IVB, Zach has acquired the skill set and programming to train anyone, from those who have never picked up a weight, to the most experienced weightlifter. Zach specializes in 1 on 1 personal training, large and small group training, sports specific training, weight loss training and also offers meal recommendations for those looking to clean up their diet.