Head Coach: Jacob Fisher
Jacob Fisher is entering his 6th year of coaching, 2nd year as the Head Coach of the Zachary Broncos. In his first year as the Head Coach, the Broncos won a District 4-5A tittle and lost in the semifinals of the LHSAA State Championship Tournament. He has been coaching for Zachary since the fall of 2012. Coach Fisher has been a part of the Zachary Community all of his life. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond in May of 2012, where he completed his college career on the field.
While Coaching at Zachary, Mr. Fisher was a part of the 2013 State Semi Final run, winning 2 district tittles in four years. He also worked with the hitters and catchers during these four years, helping them to develop these skills to play at the next level. This type of work has proven to be successful as Coach Fisher has helped to send 17 players to college in his short coaching career.
In Coach Fisher’s senior year at Southeastern Louisiana University he was named to the prestigious “Johnny Bench Watch List” which recognizes the top catchers in college baseball. As team Captain of the Lions in 2012, Jacob led the Lions to one of their most productive season in school history.
Jacob’s freshman and sophomore years were spent catching for Louisiana State University at Eunice. As team captain, Jacob led the Bengals to a National Championship in 2010. On a National level Jacob was named “Easton’s Defensive Player of the Year”, while also being named “Rawlings Gold Glove Catcher of the Year”. Other awards during his tenure at LSUE were All Region Defensive player of the Year, All Conference, and Most Valuable Player.
In the four years of Jacob’s high school career, he collected four HS State Championships. High School honors included being named to Baseball America’s High School All American list, as well as being named to the All-State, All-Metro and All-District teams. Jacob still holds the Zachary High School single season home run record.
Jacob is a long time member of First Baptist Church of Zachary. In November 2015, he married Anna Sommers. Jacob is the son of Randy and Jeanene Fisher and has two brothers, Jonathon Aldy and Jameson Fisher who are all Alumni of Zachary High School.
Coach Fisher’s vision for the program is to set a higher standard for student athletes on and off the field and expect them to do their best in their academics and in their citizenship as members of the Zachary community. He expects his student athletes to have an attitude that they should win in everything that they do.