Assistant Head Coach

                Ethan Strand

Assistant Moniteur May 1, 2018 

Coach Strand has been with the RRFC over 10 years.  He the Assistant Head Coach and th Club Foil Coach. He also soversee the other assistant coaches.  He was selected as the Region 5 2019 Fencing Spirit of Sport Award.   He brings creativity to the program as well. He's also an accomplished guitarist.  He just graduated from high school and is pursuing a degree in nursing at local collesges.

               Assistant Coach

             Beka Vande Velde

          Moniteur  October 6, 2019

COACHING STAFF

              HEAD COACH                               PREVOST D' ARMES

         GARY L. MURRAY SR.

   Coach Murray received his Prevot d' Armes          Certification from the FIE/USFA in 2009.

         He is currently pursuing his Masters                    Certification in Foil, Epee and Sabre

 He has been coaching and competing for 40+     years.  Founded Round Rock Fencing Club

   July 1, 1986. Head Coach at Southwestern                 University for just over 32 years.   

   He has been nationally ranked in Foil, Epee        and Sabre. He was honored as the USFCA              2000 South Region Coach of the year.

            He and his wife celebrated their

    51st Anniversary on April 26th of this year.

                          Assistant Coach

                           Gabriel Simon

                    Moniteur  October 6, 2019

Coach Simon has been with the RRFC for just over four years coming from another Austin area club. He is the Club Sabre Coach. He is currently enrolled in the

Texas A&M Computer Science program at the Texas A&M Round Rock Campus.

Coaches In Training

Coach Beka currently lives in Waco, Texas and is the former Head Fencing Coach at Baylor University.  She is also the former coach of the Heart of Texas Fencing Club in Midway (Waco) which was a home school fencing club started by her and Coach Murray over 15 years ago.  She comes to us with a lot of experience.  Coach Beka currently is on hiatus and recently received her rating and certification as a fencing referee, with a level 8 in Foil, and a level 9 in Epee.

                           Alan Uthoff

                   Assistant Coach / Epee

           Assistant Monituer (in Training)

                           Brody Davis

                       Beginners Coach

           Assistant Monituer (In Training)

             Caelan Simon - Coaches Aide

       Gregory Ward - Club/Team Armorer

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