FINIS Welcomes Zach Ruske to the FINIS Team

University of Buffalo alum joins as an Inside Sales Representative

Livermore, CA – (December 6, 2011) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products is excited to welcome Zach Ruske to the FINIS Sales team. Zach comes to the FINIS team from Boulder, Colorado with a passion to share his knowledge for swimming.  “I absolutely love the sport of swimming and want to share my knowledge with coaches worldwide. FINIS is a great fit for me because of their commitment to producing quality products that aid in swimmer’s development”.

Zach graduated from the University at Buffalo, competing on the Division I swim team. While at University at Buffalo, Zach specialized in the 200 Back, 200 & 400 IM, where he was a former Division I Mid-American Conference Champion. After graduating Zach worked in the triathlon industry as a team sales sponsorship representative for the company, XTERRA Wetsuits.

Zach’s immense experience in the world of swimming is going to be a great addition to FINIS Inc. “A former Division One Captain at the University of Buffalo, and extremely coachable.  This is a trait I look for when hiring someone; hard working and eager to learn, with experience in sales to boot. Being a former coach, I see my managerial role from a coaching perspective and I like what I see in Zach”, comments FINIS Vice President, Tim Elson. To reach Zach you can contact him by email at & by phone (925) 454-0111 ext 221.

About FINIS:

Founded in 1993 in Northern California, FINIS was started by John Mix and Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Pablo Morales. The Monofin and the Swimmer’s Snorkel were the first products they developed for the US market; afterwards, they continued to focus on creating training tools for swimmers and coaches worldwide. FINIS products are currently available in over 65 countries and are used by US and International Olympic teams, elite triathletes, and fitness swimmers.

Innovative research and design is FINIS’ highest priority. This dedication has resulted in truly unique products such as: the Swimmer’s Snorkel, which is recognized as the paramount tool to improve a swimmer’s technique, the SwiMP3 that uses bone conduction technology to play music instead ear buds, and the Z2 Zoomers fins, which demonstrate an intimate understanding of swimming musculature, hydrodynamics, and engineering.

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