Bowling Green Fencing Academy coaches are professional members of USA Fencing and certified members

Coach Stephen Fisher - Bowling Green Fencing Academy

Stephen Anthony Rubino Fisher

Owner & Head Coach
Istruttore Nazionale, ANS/AAI
Prevot d’Armes, USFCA/AAI

Coach Stephen Fisher has 28  years of experience in all aspects of the sport including Paralympic fencing. He has been a competitor (rated fencer in all weapons), internationally recognized coach, certified referee, he also served as secretary for the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA), and as the tournament committee chairman of the Kentucky Division of USA Fencing.

In addition to his dedication to the Olympic sport, he is an amateur fencing historian, a collector of antique fencing weapons, gear, and texts. Several pieces of his collection have been donated to Maestro Giancarlo Toran, of which are on display in the “Agora” Museum of Fencing, located outside of Milan, Italy in the town of Busto Arsizio.

Coach Stephen Fisher with Paralympic Fencing Team

Coach Fisher was also an editing and translation contributor to the following fencing books:
About Fencing, by Max Longo (available from Leon Paul USA) and The Collected Works of Masaniello Parise, translated by Christopher Holzman (available through

Book - About Fencing by Massimiliano Longo USA Edition

The Roman-Neapolitan School of Fencing - Christopher Holzman


Istruttore Nazionale di Schema
Accademia Nazionale di Scherma (ANS), Naples, Italy
Academie d’Armes Internationale (AAI)

Bowling Green Fencing Academy Stephen Fisher Fencing Coach Stephen Fisher Instructor Diploma

Prévôt d’Armes
U.S. Fencing Coaches Association ( USFCA)
Academie d’Armes Internationale (AAI)
* via reciprocity from the International Academy of Arms, AAI

United States Fencing Coaches Association Certificates

Prevot de Fleuret (2013), Moniteur de Fleuret (2011), Moniteur d’Épée (2012), Moniteur de Sabre (2014)

United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA)

Tournament Chairman
USA Fencing Kentucky Division

Coaches Training
Association of Italian Fencing Masters (AIMS)
Chianciano Terme, Italy

Certificates - Coach Stephen Fisher - Bowling Green Fencing Academy