Head Coach Greg Paye has been fencing for over 30 years. In 2001 he won 1st place at the Mid-Atlantic Championships, and today he occasionally competes in national Veteran competitions (age 40+). He is certified Prévôt d'Epee with the U.S. Fencing Coaches' Assocation, and has completed advanced coaching training with Polish Fencing Masters Zbigniew Czajkowski and Janusz Smolenski. His professional experience includes the McDonogh School (Director of Summer Fencing Program), Harford County Public Schools (Phys. Ed. Teacher Development and Substitute Teacher), Johns Hopkins University, Boston University, Boston Fencing Club, D.C. Fencers' Club, Baltimore Fencing Center, and Goucher College.
All club staff members are registered as Professional members with USA Fencing. They are required to comply with USA Fencing's SafeSport regulations, complete training in professional behavior and safe practices with athletes, and are subjected to routine background checks. More information on SafeSport can be found at the USA Fencing (www.usafencing.org).