Cal Fencing Club

Team

Cal Fencing includes undergrad, graduate student, and alumni fencers. All three weapons are represented, although the majority of the club fences foil.

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Leadership

Coaches

Head Coach

Abdul Habek

Abdul is a passionate and effective fencing coach who has trained nationally ranked athletes for many years. His love of fencing led him to found East Bay Fencers Gym in 2000. He was recently voted the "Coach of the Year" at the University of California where he is also Head coach.

He earned his M.S. in Physical Education/Coaching at Ukraine State University of Physical Education and Sport in Kiev. Abdul has coached both here and abroad, including the Moroccan National team. He has a competitive background in fencing and soccer, and speaks 4 languages: English, Arabic, French and Russian.

Officers

President

Austin Shih

Year: Junior

Email: shih.austin@berkeley.edu

Blade: Foil, Epee

Vice President

Josh Zeitsoff

Year: Junior

Blade: Foil

Secretary / Webmaster

Kristina Lin

Year: Grad Student

Blade: Foil

Treasurer

KC LaRoche

Year: Junior

Blade: Foil, Saber

Treasurer

Andrew Jin

Year: Sophomore

Blade: Epee

Sports Education Chair

Diana Kang

Year: Senior

Blade: Foil, Epee

Head Armorer

Kevin Jiao

Year: Senior

Blade: Foil, Saber

Armorer

Alex Wang

Year: Junior

Blade: Foil

Armorer

Kevin Wu

Year: Sophomore

Blade: Foil

Social Chair

Ruiqi Mankin

Year: Senior

Blade: Foil

Social Chair / Historian

Alanna Zhang

Year: Senior

Blade: Foil