A four-year collegiate rower, Zeph Halsey brings a wealth of knowledge to the Johnson & Wales University women’s rowing program. The 2017-18 season marks his third campaign as assistant coach.
Halsey has been a major contributor to the Wildcats success during the program’s first two seasons. JWU capped the 2016-17 season with a third-place finish by the Varsity 8 at the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Championships.
Prior to joining the Johnson & Wales staff, Halsey served as rowing coach at The Haverford School in Haverford, Pa. He broke into coaching with a one-year stint at his alma mater, Cornell University.
Halsey was a four-year member of the men’s heavyweight crew team during his time at Cornell. The Big Red went 16-2 his final two seasons and had a top-five showing at the EARC Championships.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in human biology from Cornell and went on to earn his master’s from Washington State in K-8 elementary education. Halsey is a certified strength and conditioning specialist from the National Strength & Conditioning Association in addition to being a UCanRow2/Concept2 indoor rowing instructor.