Charlie Zien – Charlie attended Windsor Locks High (65) where he was a three sport athlete. He went on to attend Springfield College where he played two years of college baseball and four years of soccer.
In his senior year, his college soccer team was undefeated and ranked number one in New England, earning the distinction of being one of the best teams then and remains as one of the best teams in Springfield College history.
Zien went on to coach and teach for ten years and then left for a successful business career when he became an owner and has been President of the United Tool & Die Company, one of the larger private aerospace manufacturing companies in Connecticut.
Charlie married Joyce Pohorylo. also from Windsor Locks. They have been married for forty-four years and have two daughters; Karli Ann of Northampton, Massachusetts and Marnie Leigh of New York, New York.
Charlie’s hobbies are big game hunting here and abroad, waterfowl hunting, fly fishing the US, Canada and the Caribbean and yes, golf. A devout UConn men’s basketball fan, Charlie is also a great fan of college basketball.