Our Experienced Coaches

Graduates of top European fencing schools, Oleh, Alex, and Andrey collectively amass almost a century of professional fencing experience.

Oleh Tretyak

Oleh Tretyak

Olympic Coach Saber

  Oleh has a Masters Degree in Physical Education from Ukrainian State University. He is a seven-time Ukrainian…

Alex Fotiyev

Alex Fotiyev

Head Coach Saber

  Alexander is an accomplished fencer. A Three-time Ukrainian National Champion, he medaled in numerous international events including…

Andrey Chushko

Andrey Chushko

Head Coach Epee

  Andrey is a graduate of Ukrainian State University of Physical Education and Sports. He has over 20…


See the latest news and results from Stamford Fencing Club's updates and accomplishments.

Between the Durkan Rooster Div1a and the Integrity Cup RYC & ROC, we have had quite a few…

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Stamford fencers are training hard for the upcoming national competition in Charlotte.

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Our Schedule

2021 Fall Class Schedule There is no easy way to improve at fencing; the only way to get…

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Why fence?

Not only is fencing a great way to relieve stress, but it's also incredibly strategy-driven. Fencing is ranked the number one sport for college recruitment, and the stringent safety regulations make it one of the safest sports around.


Percent injury rate: fencing is even safer for kids to compete in than table tennis!


Percent of high school fencers who continue in college: Highest of all sports


What our fantastic patrons say about Stamford Fencing Center

Michael Z., Parent

This is a terrific club. Kids start by learning the basics with the caring and experienced coaches. My…

Dan P., Parent

My kids love it. They have the best coaches – all former world-class fencers and experienced teachers. I…

Adam E., Fencer

My coach is awesome! He has helped me improve my stamina and fencing skills. Since joining SFC, I’ve…