All of our coaches are professional coaches through the US Fencing Association. In addition to being coaches, they all still compete at the national level.
Coach Meehan has been fencing competitively since the 1980’s and coaching since the 1990’s. Coach Meehan brings a wealth of experience and national medals to Orion in all three weapons.
Coach Starr has a long past as a fencer and as a coach. In addition to being a coach at Orion, Coach Starr is also the head coach of the Portland State University fencing team.
Coach Antekeier is an accomplished international fencer & NCAA team champion. They have been fencing for over a decade & aim to share their knowledge & experience with future generations of fencers.
Born with blade in hand, Coach Meehan has trained extensively in all three weapons. Coach Meehan helps provide a friendly & encouraging team environment.