North Shore Fencers Club coaches

VLADIMIR GOFMAN
Head Coach and Club Owner

Over 45 years coaching experience
 
One of National Team coaches who trained many winners of National, European, and International championships
 
Coached at Olympic Sports Reserve School of Belarus, Russia training national team champions
 
Coached épée students who took tournament championships in Long Island High Schools
 
Many Foil Fencers PSAL Tournament Champions from 1996-2013
 
Master's Degree in Physical Education from Belarus, Russia State University
 
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SERGEI GUBAREV
Épée & Foil

Over 30 years coaching experience
 
Developed world class fencers including winners of World Cups Category “A”, World and European Championships
 
Trained Estonia champions in both épée and foil
 
Received the highest coach's education in sports and physical training in Academy of St. Petersburg, Russia
 
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MARAT ISRAELIAN
Épée

NCAA champion in 2010 and 2011
 
Ranked 3rd in the world in Juniors in 2004
 
Several time Israel national champion and member of Israeli national team
 
Certified coach by The Wingate Institute, Israels National Centre for Physical Education and Sport,
 
Graduate of St. John's University
 
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YANA VOROBYEVA
Épée & Foil

Fencing coach with over 30 years of competitive fencing and coaching experience
 
Master's Degree in Physical Education and Fencing Coaching degree
 
Member of USSR Cadet and Junior National Teams and Kazakhstan National Team
 
Silver medal in the 1995 Asian Fencing Championships in Seoul, Korea
 
10th place in 1991 World Cup
 
5 times Kazakhstan National Champion
 
Gold medal of Soviet Union Junior and Cadet Championship
 
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