All coaches at Chevy Chase Fencing Club are background checked and Safe Sport certified.
Fencing Master Raymond Finkleman
Raymond Finkleman, Fencing Master at the Chevy Chase Fencing Club and a native of Washington, DC, has been fencing continuously for over 50 years and was one of the first two US-trained and certified fencing masters.
Coach Emeritus Jean Finkleman
Coach Jean Finkleman is not currently coaching at the club as she pursues her art career. View her acrylic paintings on Jean’s art website.
Assistant Coach Jill Feldman
Coach Jill Feldman began fencing under the tutelage of Fencing Master Raymond Finkleman. Coach Jill Feldman comes from a strong competitive background, having won 1st place in the Mid-Atlantic Sectional Qualifying tournaments (sabre) for five straight years (1996-2000).
Assistant Coach Matthew Moore
Coach Matthew Moore’s fencing began in 1984 as a student of Fencing Master Raymond Finkleman while in high school.