Arena Fencing Academy

Located in Waldwick, NJ

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(857) 753-7705


Maksim Zaitsev - Head Coach

Maksim Zaitsev has 22 years of fencing experience. He started fencing at the age of 8 and he was a finalist and semi-finalist at a multiple national events in Estonia. He was a Head Epee Junior Team Coach at the Boston Fencing Club and the Head Coach for all three weapons at the Dana Hall School, Wellesley, Massachusetts, Head Epee Coach at Ridge High School, Columbia High School, Montclair Kimberley Academy in New Jersey and other schools and fencing clubs where he brought up many successful fencers.

He holds his BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
He has 22 Years of fencing experience, specializing in Epee. Maksim started fencing at age of 9 in 1988 in Tallinn, Estonia.

University of Massachusetts, Boston,MA Bachelor of Arts in Economics, class 2005

Master of Sport of Fencing (A- Epee)
Estonian Junior National Finalist
Multiple finalist and semi finalist at National Championships
Coached by National and Olympic coach Samuil Kaminsky.

New Jersey Fencing Alliance 2012-2014

Medeo Fencing Club, NJ 2011-2012

MKA (Montclair Kimberley Academy) 2013-2015

Ridge High School, NJ (Women Epee Squad Champions, 2012) 2011-2012

Columbia Highschool (State Champions for many years)

Dana Hall High School, MA (Head Coach) 2004-2006

Boston Fencing Club, MA 2001-2004