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Sabre Coach, Halberstadt Fencers' Club (San Francisco, CA)

Sabre Coach, Halberstadt Fencers' Club (San Francisco, CA)

Full Time/Part Time:  Part Time
Start Date: Flexible

Job Description:

Work in San Francisco at one of the premier youth sabre programs in the U.S. In 2016, SYC (U.S. Super Youth Circuit) results our Halberstadt sabre fencers were second in the country. . See our Facebook page for more information
Review our webpage at for our Programs, Philosophy and Publications. The Halberstadt facility has 11 electrical strips with repeaters, lockers, showers and multimedia for video training. The Halberstadt Sabre program is marketed under the title of SF Youth Fencing.


Work in youth development programs for Y10 to juniors. Coaches are expected to demonstrate a willingness to learn and improve by attending tournaments, in-house and outside seminars, and obtaining their USFCA certifications. We will teach you our methods and help you to become certified at any level as a Moniteur, Prevot and/or Master. We work together as a team to apply our successful program for physical conditioning, technical and tactical training. You will give individual lessons along with reinforcing instruction in group drills, fencing fitness training, strip coaching, and coaching in local competitions.

Coaches are not assigned their own students, since there are no conflicts in our style of teaching, students take lessons from various coaches depending on the coaches and students level. Currently we have classes Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons 4-7 p.m. and Saturday 9-3 p.m.


We are looking for a candidate transitioning from competition to coaching with a positive caring attitude that enjoys working with kids. A candidate with highly competitive fencing experience, domestic and or international is preferred. Active competitors are not discouraged from being a part of the team. Must be comfortable working with a cooperative team focused on the betterment of each student and sustainability of the club.

Application Instructions:

Resume and brief introduction to: Rob Handelman

Contact Information:
Rob Handelman, D.C. 415-846-2443
Maître d'Armes
Past Chairman of the Certification and Accreditation Board
United States Fencing Coaches Association

Application Deadline:


Contact Information:

Rob Handelman

Date Posted: May 15, 2018