Team USA has named Zach parise Captain of the hockey team for the Sochi Winter Olympics. Let’s hope that he’s getting enough sleep with newborn twins having arrived just under a month ago! Zach and his wife of a year and a half are proud parents of Jaxon and Emelia, born on January 8 of this year,
Zach an Alisha met while studying at the University of North Dakota. Beautiful Alisha captured Zach’s heart right away, and they’ve been together ever since. Alisha is a native of Hoople, N.D., graduated from college in 2007 with a degree in community nutrition.
Parise signed a 13 year contract with the Minnesota Wild for a record $98 million and is thrilled to live in his home state and be able to raise his family there. He and Alisha were married some weeks later on July 21, 2012. In August of 2013, Zach and Alisha announced that they were expecting twins.
It looks like 2014 will be a great year for the Parise Woods family. First the twins, and then the naming of Zach as captain of the USA Hockey team.