Mark Stasinos, Head Coach
Head Coach Mark Stasinos

Mark has been fencing for almost 40 years. He has served on every committee within the United States Fencing Association and just recently concluded his term as Vice President. Mark has volunteered in multiple Olympic fencing competitions and is currently a member of the Fencing Officials Commission of the USFA. Mark is a Fencing Master and received his training in Europe. Mark was the BYU Fencing team coach for 10 years.

Julie Seal, Coach
Coach Julie Seal

Julie began fencing with Mark Stasinos in 1990 at BYU. Since then, she has earned many national titles including Division 1 Gold Medalist, multiple times in both Foil and Saber. She has also earned two silver medals at the USFA summer championships in Epee. She has placed well in many international competitions with experience in world cups through out Europe, the US and Asia. Julie earned a bronze medal in the Women's Team Foil competition and Women's Team Epee Competition at the 1999 Pan American Championships in Winnepeg, Canada. Julie has been coaching for just under 20 years and has coached over 40 athletes to National Finals, including 5 National Champions.

Garet Jeffery, Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach Garet Jeffery

Garet has 9 years of fencing experience and was a 2004 Junior Men's Foil Team Bronze medalist, 2004 Senior Men's Saber Team Bronze medalist, and 2006 Senior Men's Saber Team Silver medalist.

Whitney Schofield, Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach Whitney Schofield

Assistant Coach Paula Prestwich

Paula began fencing over 22 years ago and plans to fence for many more years.  She has a Utah secondary teaching certificate and has taught in the public school system.  For the last 11 years, she has enjoyed instructing in and coaching fencing.  Paula also is a National Referee in Foil and Epee.

Club Manager Debra Van Wagoner

Debra has been dedicated to helping people lead healthier lives for the past seven years through holistic nutrition and fitness. Debra is a NASM & APEX certified personal trainer and was educated at both Princeton and New York University. She has worked with athletes of all calibers including those who have competed in: marathons, soccer, ski racing, cycling, body building, Korean sword fighting, dance and now, of course, fencing.