Coach Marat IsraelianMarat began fencing in his hometown of Ashkelon, Israel.  As a member of the Israeli Junior National Team, Marat won multiple National Championships.

Marat attended St. John’s University on an athletic scholarship and became a two-time NCAA Champion in 2010 and 2011.  He was also a multiple North American Cup medalist.  In 2014, Marat was ranked 3rd in Junior World Cup standings.

Marat earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance in 2013.  He has been coaching in the NY/NJ area for five years. Prior to joining New York Fencing Academy’s Long Island coaching team, Marat was a coach at North Shore Fencers Club and Cobra Fencing Club.Long Island fencing club NYFA-LI