Novice Men's Assistant Coach
Joseph Battisti joins the Norcal Crew coaching staff in 2020 to help coach the Novice Men.
He began rowing in 2014 at Los Gatos Rowing Club where he medaled at Head of the Charles in the Youth Men’s 4+ in 2017 and was awarded MVR (Most Valuable Rower). After graduating, he moved to Southern California and rowed at Orange Coast College where they were undefeated his freshman year and won the WIRA championships. He eventually became the Varsity Team Captain and was awarded American Collegiate Athlete of ACRA before moving on to row for Oregon State University in the Fall of 2019. He returned to California in early 2020 to row for Santa Clara University where he continues as a student-athlete.
Off the water, Joe is a Certified Personal Trainer and certified for CPR/AED/FirstAid and is pursuing his degree in Marketing.