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Coaching Staff


Staff coordinator is Bill Shipman, head men's and women's coach at Brandeis University and coach at the Boston Fencing Club. A fencing Master, he was 1994 NCAA Coach of the Year and has instructed at the USFA Coaches College.




(Staff assignments are tentative at this time.)

Dr. Ron Miller is long-time head coach at the University of North Carolina and former staff director at the USFA Coaches College. Also a fencing Master, Miller is considered one of the nation's best college fencing teachers.



Chris Spencer is head men's and women's coach at Haverford College and has coached at Wellesley and Smith Colleges. A Brandeis U. and Hopkins School alumnus, he is also a professional artist.




Josh Webb
 is assistant coach at the University of North Carolina and former NCAA championships qualifier. He teaches at many camps throughout the US.






Taro Yamashita
 is head coach at UMass, Amherst and assistant coach at Brandeis. He was a top epee competitor in New England for many years.