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Department of Physical Education : Display Biographical Details

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Dr. Jeff Coelho

Professor/Dir. of Instruction/Military Movement Course Dir.

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Phone: 6523

Dr. Jeff Coelho earned a Bachelor of Science in Health-Fitness, and a Masters deree in Physical Education from Springfield College. During his undergraduate years, he enjoyed a successful competitive gymnastics career, earning honors as a 3-time NCAA Division II National Champion, and 2-time NCAA Division I All American. In 2001, he was inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame. Dr. Coelho arrived at West Point in 1989, after working as a Program Director and Head Gymnastics Coach at a private gymnastics school in Massachusetts. In 1997, Jeff earned a Master of Education and Doctor of Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. During the past 23 years at USMA, he has served in a variety of positions in the Department of Physical Education, to include Director of Aerobic Fitness, Director of SCUBA, Director of Cross-country Skiing, Director of Basic Instruction, Director of Advanced Instruction, and Associate Director of Instruction. He presently serves as Director of Instruction and Director of Military Movement - Gymnastics. Dr. Coelho also was the Assistant Men’s Gymnastics Coach for 5 years and currently serves as an Officer Representative for the Army Gymnastics Team.​