Owner and Head Coach
Coach Choun is a master of fencing with over thirty years of experience both as a coach and an athlete. His career as a fencing coach began in 2002 as the Head coach of the Korea National Sports University Fencing Team. To this day, the Korean National Sports University continues to produce Olympic athletes and world champions. Coach Choun has led the South Korean national team in many international competitions such as the World Fencing Championship and the World University Games (Universiade). Through his coaching, he has tempered multiple world champions and Olympians. Having the desire to spread more awareness and interest for fencing, coach Choun moved to the US in 2008 and began
coaching for the various Universities, private schools, and esteemed clubs in the states. Coach Choun has coached at Brown, and has held records for being the first in the line of succession of coaches at private secondary institutions. He has coached at clubs that have produced national medalists and Ivy-bound college student-athletes.
Coach Young holds BA and MA degrees in Physical Education with a concentration in Fencing from the Korea National Sports University, Seoul, Korea. He had personally won gold and bronze medals in World Fencing Championship (1993 Thailand Open). He also obtained a teacher's certificate in PE and a Fencing Coach certificate, both from the government of South Korea. Coach Young holds a US Fencing Association (USA Fencing) coach membership, with proven background checks and SafeSport(R) training from the USA Fencing Association.
2022 - Nashville Elite Fencing Club LLC. Nashville, TN. Owner and Head Coach
2017 - 2018 Glory Fencing Club, AL. Head Coach
2015 - 2017 Brown University Summer Fencing Camp, RI.
2016 - 2017 Boston University Fencing Class, MA.
2012 - 2017 Moe Fencing Club, Somerville, MA.
2012 - 2017 Commonwealth High School, Boston, MA.
2012 - 2017 Boston Latin School, Boston, MA.
2008 - 2009 Greenwich Academy High School, Greenwich, CT.
2002 - 2007 Korea National Sports University, Seoul, Korea
Notable Trainees and Coaching Results
2023 the USA Fencing National Championship and July Challenge, Div 1A 8th Place
2022 the USA Fencing National Championship and July Challenge, Y10 Men's 5th Place
2021 the USA Fencing National Championship and July Challenge, 1st Place
2016 Massachussettes State Fencing Championship, High School Champion
2006 World Fencing Championship, Bronze Medal
2005 World Fencing Championship, Gold Medal
2005 World University Games, Gold and Silver Medals
Presidential Medal, President Noh Mu Hyun, the Republic of Korea 2007.
Commemoration Award, the 83rd National Sports Festival, Mayor Lee Myung Bak, the Metropolitan Government of Seoul.
Fencing double for Yoon Jin Suh in the movie 'The Riders Are' (2007)
Fencing double for Joo Ji Hoon and Kim Jung Hoon in the Korean TV drama 'Princess Hours' (2006)
Fencing double for Park Shin Yang in a TV commercial for menswear brand 'Maestro' (2004)
Coach Elway is an aspiring coach who has 6 years of fencing experience. She started coaching beginner camps a few years back, and has given lessons to people who want to try out the sport. She has a D19 rating in epee and was 2nd in the region for Y14 in 2019. She has been fencing consistently since she started back in 2016.
First Place, Magic City RYC/RJCC 2018 (Y14WE)
2nd Place, Bruce Fusner Memorial Epee RJCC/RYC 2018 (Y14WE)
2nd Place, Music City RYC 2018 (Y14WE)