Jeff Safko – Head Coach
Head Coach Jeff Safko has been teaching fencing for over 13 years, and is a certified moniteur d’epee with the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA). He brings a unique, high-energy approach to fencing coaching and instruction that is both fun and extremely effective. His coaching resume includes University of Maryland, Maryland Fencing Club, Cecil College, and Layton Preparatory School.
With over 15 years of personal fencing experience, including college and national-level competitive experience, Coach Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge to the fencers here at Modern Duelists Fencing Academy. Throughout his career as a professional coach, Coach Jeff’s students have performed very well in competition, including Y-14 and Vet-40 national points.
Rob Conway – Coach
Coach Rob has been fencing for six years, and in that time has gained extensive competitive experience. Drawing from his personal fencing experience, along with experience in multiple other sports and martial arts, Coach Rob uses an extremely enthusiastic and knowledgeable approach to teach fencers. He has coaching experience from Maryland Fencing Club and Cecil College before coaching at Modern Duelists Fencing Academy. He is also a certified assistant moniteur with the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA).