Zacc is a St. Paul native who started his performance career as a street juggler at the age of 8. At age 12 he trained in unicycle at Twin Cities Unicycle Club, and competed for many years at a national level. In 1994 he joined CJ where he studied a number of acts, including unicycle, juggling, acrobatics, adagio, clowning, double and flying trapeze. He joined the CJ staff 11 years later. Zacc is also a professional musician; his band, The Limms, performs throughout the Metropolitan area.