- Date of Birth: 25/8/1998
- Height: 195cm
- Weight: 77kg
- Club: Sturt/Imperials (Murray Bridge)
- Position: Tall Defender
- Plays like: Ben Reid (Collingwood)
After missing the first game of the U18 AFL National Championships, Zerk-Thatcher was included for the rest of the tournament and performed with consistency on the last line of defence. A member of Sturt’s Reserves Premiership side, Zerk-Thatcher tested strongly in the Vertical Jumps at the State Combine. He won the Running Vertical Jump with the right hand, reaching 95cm and finished in the top five of the Standing Vertical Jump and Running Vertical Jump with the Left Hand.