Jonathan Zecher is a Huntsville native. He began playing club soccer for the local Green Mountain Cougars, winning multiple state championships. He played for Grissom High School under Coach Mike Latty winning a club state championship in 1990. Jonathan continued his playing career in college at UAH from 1990 to 1992. After transferring to the University of Tennessee, he played for the Knoxville Impact of the USISL for one season. In addition to his multiple years of coaching experience, Jonathan also has experience as a staff coach at soccer camps.