Zach Colston to lead Volleyball and Soccer events at Prep Network

Minneapolis, MN — Prep Network announced this week that Zach Colston has been hired as Prep Network’s Director of Event Strategy & Business Development (Prep Dig & Prep Soccer) . He brings with him more than a decade of event experience, primarily in volleyball but also in soccer, wrestling, softball, and pickleball.

In this role, Colston will lead the cultivation of relationships, negotiations, and activation with Facilities, Sports Commissions and CVB’s across the country. He will assist with the creation of Prep Network merchandising and lodging strategy and seek out new partnerships for new Prep Dig events, while maintaining awareness of Prep Soccer event opportunities.

He steps into this role amidst the planning stages for the inaugural Prep Dig Circuit, a national volleyball event slate that will host teams from coast to coast in 2022.

Prior to Prep Network, Colston was the Director of Events at Junior Volleyball Associaton and the Vice President of Events at Advanced Sports Media. Most recently, he was the Director of Volleyball at Triple Crown Sports. At each spot, he has overseen operations, growth, development, staffing, and execution of volleyball events.

“Zach brings unparalleled experience and equity in the club volleyball space,” Prep Network Co-Founder and CGO Nick Carroll said. “His passion for growing the sport and bringing value to teams and players at all levels fits the mission of Prep Network seamlessly. This addition will dramatically increase our impact as an event operator in the volleyball space both immediately and into the future.”