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Head Coach, Duke City Fencing (Albuquerque, NM)

Full Time/Part Time:  Part Time
Start Date: ASAP

Job Description:

Head coach for 80-member, 3-weapon club, most students aged 6 - 18.  Provide safe, fun and motivated learning environment for fencing.  Create effective working relationships with staff, student coaches, fencers and their families.  Provide oversight and serve as mentor for student coaches and volunteers. Provide competitive foil coaching.  Must be able to teach fundamentals of epee and saber.


  • Group classes
  • Individual lessons
  • Travel to tournaments
  • Oversight of armoring
  • Coordination with parents
  • Lead group physical training
  • Coordinate monthly tournaments
  • Develop and lead tactical and technical drills


  • Must enjoy working with kids
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to pass SAFESPORT for US Fencing
  • USFCA, FIE or US Coaches College credentials
  • Competitive foil fencing background
  • Working knowledge of saber and epee
  • A positive mental attitude and coaching style

Application Instructions:

Please submit application with cover letter to: 
Questions?  You may also email us!

Additional Information:

The club, founded in 2005, has an armory, lobby areas, a kids’ room for younger siblings, 3 restrooms, kitchen area and lockers.  Our fencing floor features a raised wooden floor with six regulation strips with Favero and Ulhmann scoring equipment.  In addition to providing competitive training, the club provides a friendly atmosphere for of all levels of fencing in a family-oriented environment

Albuquerque is located 5,312 feet above sea level with a metro population of 880,000. We have 300+ sunny days a year and snow is rare in town.  Average temperatures range from 25 degrees F to 95 degrees F.  Local mountains provide many outdoor activities including hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking and skiing. Area industries include Intel Corporation, Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories, Kirkland Air Force Base, a burgeoning film industry and the University of New Mexico which is well-known for its schools of Medicine, Business, Anthropology and Engineering.

Application Deadline:


Contact Information:

Toby Tolley
505 872 0048

Date Posted: January 26, 2018