Out of Nowhere Fencing, Proud Member of the United States Fencing Association

Head Coach David Copeland is a registered Professional Member with the United States Fencing

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Coach Copeland has been coaching fencing in the Tri-State area for
over 20 years. He started fencing in 1991 at the age of 20, first training
in classical fencing with Shenandoah Swordsmen, under Dr. Peter
Ryan. (Coach Ryan was a student of the famous champion, Georgio

By 1993, David advanced to an assistant coach and took over as head
coach in 1994. Although highly competitive in the sport, winning
countless medals, he felt his calling was to be the teacher and expose
people of all ages to the sport he loves so much. From 1996-1998, he
was hired as head coach of Shepherdstown Fencing club. In 1998, he
started his own fencing club, Out of Nowhere Fencing.

Since 2001, coaching has been his full-time career. His students have
won countless gold medals and many have qualified for USA Fencing
Nationals and Junior Olympics time and again. His proven teaching
methods have developed fencers who understand and love the sport.

As with any sport, it all begins with proper instruction, taught by a
qualified and dedicated teacher/coach. Fencing is no different in this
regard. Coach Copeland provides a personalized fitness program for
his students, with proven results, and is very dedicated to seeing his
students succeed.
Coach Biography

Head Coach, David C. Copeland, is a
professional member of the United
States Fencing Association. He has
held ratings in all three weapons. In
addition to being head coach, he also
has worked as a referee for the
Virginia Division, USFA. His students
have won countless medals in state
and regional tournaments.
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