RHS Boys Team Coach
Stephen Kovacs has over 15 years experience coaching all three weapons. For the past 5 years, he has specialized in his primary discipline of saber. Over his career, he has produced national champions, dozens of national medals, and garnered national media attention for his students’ accomplishments.
A former Head Coach of Stevens Institute of Technology and Assistant Coach of Duke University, Coach Kovacs has experience with NCAA fencing at the highest level.
As an athlete, Kovacs held 5 junior national titles and 2 cadet, and placed 11th in the cadet world championships in Cabries en Calas, France. He held spots on several US teams and has coached athletes representing the United States at Cadet World Cups. Kovacs, also a schoolteacher for his entire coaching career, values the concept of a strong lesson plan and a methodical yet creative approach to a fencer’s education in sport and in life.