Throughout the season, Team USA’s fencers travel to World Cup and Grand Prix tournaments around the globe, testing themselves against the planet’s best fencers and earning important points toward qualification for end-of-season competitions.
As a coach, Capin advanced the fencing careers of countless young people while at the helm at the University of Florida. As a referee, he was a beloved friend to his peers, tournament officials and members of the USA Fencing staff.
The nomination period will be open until Dec. 21, 2022. After that process concludes, all USA Fencing members will be invited to cast their vote in the election next May and choose three individuals to be elected to the USA Fencing Board of Directors.
The exact start times for specific events — aka check-in times — are posted approximately six weeks before a USA Fencing national tournament begins. Some in our community have asked why these times can’t be shared earlier.
Selina Kaing, an IT services expert who has performed transformational work with some of the world’s top companies, and Ivan Lee OLY, who parlayed successful fencing across multiple decades into a position as head fencing coach of Long Island University, have been named vice chairs.
Athletes will be permitted to participate in USA Fencing-sanctioned events in a manner consistent with their gender identity/expression, regardless of the gender associated with the sex they were assigned at birth.