Coaches

Forrest MacDougall

Head Coach & Owner

Forrest MacDougall has been involved in the sport of fencing for over 2 decades, having started when he was only 8 years old. He is a professionally accredited coach, holding the title “Prévôt de Fleuret”, certified by the United States Fencing Coaches Association, and Acadamie Internationale d'Armes. Forrest's students frequently medal locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Having shown successful results with his own students, Forrest was appointed as the designated National Coach for the USA Cadet/Junior teams at various World Cups. In 2018 he served as the National Coach at the Junior/Cadet Pan American Championships in Costa Rica, where he led the American foil squad to 9 medals, 5 of which were gold. As a competitor, Forrest was one of the top fencers in the country. He medaled many times at North American Cups & National Championships. He also competed at Senior World Cups while representing Team USA. Coach MacDougall is also a highly rated referee in the United States. He has refereed finals at various levels of national & international representing Team USA.
Coach Mikyung is a former Korean National Team member and medalist from Busan, Korea. She started fencing in middle school at the age of 13 and competed in both individual and team foil events until 2014. She was previously the head foil coach for the Korean Busan team for 2 years before joining Precision Athletics Fencing Club. Coach Mikyung has experience coaching beginner fencers as young as 7 years old to elite level fencers. Coach Mikyung has competed 18 years in Korean team leagues and fenced as a Korean National Team member for 8 years. She competed in numerous regional, national, and international tournaments. She is a five time podium medalist and champion in the Asian Games including the Asian Games in Hiroshima, Bangkok, and Busan. She has earned numerous podium finishes and won championships in individual and team women’s foil events in Asian Fencing Championships, Korean National Championships and so many other various national events.