Coach

Steven D. Heck

SHeck

 

 

 

 

 

 sabreman@msn.com  (301)776-3553

Coaching:

  • Baltimore Fencing Center Columbia, MD
  • Center for Creative Learning Baltimore, After School Fencing Program
  • Zion Church of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • NIH Fencing Club, Rockville, MD
  • United States Fencing Association Professional
  •  Team USA Safe Sport Training Certification
  • United States Fencing Coaches Association Member
  • American Sports Education Coaching Youth Sports
  • CDC Heads Up Concussion Certification
  • Howard County Maryland CPR and First Aid Certification

Achievement as athlete:

  • 2007 United States Veteran Men’s 40-49 Sabre United States National Champion
  • 2004 – 2012 United States Veteran Men’s 40-49 Sabre National Championship,  Multiple Podiums, 2011 Veteran Men’s Team Sabre Bronze, 2013 Veteran Men’s Team Sabre Silver
  •  2012, 2013 United States Veteran’s  World Team Men’s 50-59 Sabre (Alternate)2004 – 2013 North America Circuit Veteran Men’s Sabre Multiple Podiums
  • Veteran National Points List Men’s Sabre Top Eight 2004-2015
  • Internationale Senioren Turnier “Woch des Sports” Recklinghausen, Germany 2005 Men’s Sabre Champion, 2006 Men’s Sabre Silver, 2007 Men’s Sabre Silver
  • International Bayeriche Senioren Meisterschaft München 2011 Men’s Sabre Bronze
  • Senior National Points List (Olympic & World Team Selection) Men’s Sabre 1992-1998
  • Senior Men’s Sabre World Cups (Olympic & World Team Selection) 1984 – 1998
  • Canadian Elite Circuit Men’s Sabre Finalist
  • 1992, 2000 Mid Atlantic Senior Men’s Sabre Champion (multiple top 8 finishes)
  • Maryland State Games Men’s Sabre Champion (multiple times)
  • Atlanta Open, Cherry Blossom Open, Charm City Classic Men’s Sabre Champion
  • Chesapeake Challenge Circuit Men’s Sabre Winner (multiple times)
  • USFA Capitol and Maryland Divisions Men’s Sabre Champion (multiple times)
  • 1980 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Team 3rd, Individual Men’s Sabre 6th
  • 1979-1983 University of Maryland NCAA Fencing Team, athletic scholarship for fencing
  • 1979 New Jersey State High School Championship Men’s Sabre Bronze medalist

Coached By:
Vitali Nazlymov, Wang Yung, David Ling, Janusz Smolenski, Alexander Ryjik

Attended Sabre Clinics By: 
Edward Korfanty (US Olympic Sabre Coach), Vladimir Nazlymov (Olympic Champion, Ohio State Head Coach), Alexander Shirshov (Olympic Champion), Wieslaw Glon (US Olympic Coach, Penn State Head Coach), Emmanuil Kaidanov (Penn State Head Coach), Wang Yung (Veteran World Champion), Jerome Guth (French National Champion)