19/07/2023- Coach


Truro Fencing Club is seeking a full-time Sabre coach to join its existing coaching team.

From Truro Fencing Club:

Truro Fencing Club is one of the most successful Sabre clubs in the UK, with a long history of winning national and international medals. Our fencers represent Great Britain in international events from the age of 14 to veteran level.

Truro Fencing Club is located in Cornwall, in Southwest England. Our fencing salle is in the grounds of Truro School and has 7 permanent pistes, an office, and a gym area.

We are committed to making all members feel welcome at Truro Fencing Club and providing an environment that is always safe, inclusive, challenging, and fun.


  • Excellent knowledge of technical & tactical Sabre skills and training methods.
  • Experience at international level.
  • Interest and experience in working with people of all ages.
  • A strong work ethic, integrity of character, and a good team player.
  • Qualified to a minimum of British Fencing Level 2 Sabre, or overseas equivalent.
  • Good communication skills in English.
  • Driving license and a car (to drive to school sessions, and sometimes to competitions).


  • Deliver group training sessions and individual lessons.
  • Work across high-performance, youth, and veteran fencing, as well as with young pupils in the school programme.
  • Prepare fencers for competition, and coach piste-side in domestic and international events.
  • Coach at Fencing camps such as Truro Summer Camp, Veteran Weekend Camps, half-term, and overseas camps.


  • Competitive full-time employed salary.
  • Great working environment.
  • Good club atmosphere and team spirit.
  • Potential to develop fencers to a high level.
  • A great location to live and spend time.


Please apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by the 11th August.

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