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Coach Grace Buchanan


A veteran teacher of 24 years and Coach Member of USAFencing, Grace originally studied fencing in 1979 at Texas State University under John Moreau (US Pentathlete & US National Champion in Div 1 Men's Epee) and Lew Smith (US Pentathlete). She competed in epee and saber in Summer National Championship 2016. In the past she ranked nationally 9th in her age division in Vet Women's Saber (40). She holds a Moniteur in Foil & Saber with United States Fencing Coaches Association and is a Coach member of United States Fencing Association with Safe Sport training and background check. She's also a rated referee with the Fencing Officials Commission in saber, epee, and foil, and has officiated at many tournaments. Coach Grace also served six years as a volunteering Board Member of SWIFA (Southwest Intercollegiate Fencing Association) and can be found running tournament operations as part of the Bout Committee.  Coach Grace is currently serving as the Treasurer for the US Fencing

Coaches Association (USFCA)

She can be reached at    (361) 815-4150

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