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. He has served as the National Coach for the Cadet/Junior Pan American Championships three times (2018 Costa Rica, 2020 El Salvador, & 2022 Peru), where he led the American foil squads to a total of 32 medals, 14 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 & Grand Prix events 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 events representing Team USA.