Coaches

coach young - finalHead Coach Young Chan Lee is a former coach of the Korean National Modern Pentathlon Team.  Coach Young was awarded the Order of Sports Merit (Presidential Medal) by the Korean president, Lee Myung-Bak in 2009 for distinguished service in sports, in teaching physical education, and promotion and development of physical education and sports.  As an expert in épée fencing, Coach Young was named the Coach of the Year in 2002 and 2004 by the Korean Olympic Committee.  As a fourteen year veteran of the South Korean National Team, he has won 31 gold, 13 silver and 15 bronze medals in numerous international competitions including the gold medal in individual and team competition at the Modern Pentathlon World Games in Tokyo, Japan in 1995.  He is certified as an Olympic judge by the Union International De Pentathlon Moderne.  His training includes Bachelor and Master degrees in sports education from the Korean National Sports University.  He was trained by the coach of the Hungarian National Fencing Team in Hungary in 1990.

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Coach HyunCoach Hyun, the Korea Championship gold medalist in epee and foil, has won a lot of national competitions in Korea. During high school, she won gold medals in the team event of the Korea National Fencing Tournament.  She also led the Daejun City Fencing Team to victory in the Korea National Championship.  Prior to joining Penta Olympic Fencing Club, Coach Hyun coached the Daejun Girls High School Fencing Team in Korea.

Coach JangCoach Jang, the three-time Korean National Cup gold medalist, has won a silver medal in the Asian Championship.  He graduated from Korea National Sport University with a B.A. in Physical Education specializing modern pentathlon (fencing, swimming, pistol shooting, cross-country and show jumping).  Coach Jang was in the Korean National Modern Pentathlon Team from 1993 to 1997 competing successfully in numerous international tournaments.  Prior to joining Penta Olympic Fencing Club, Coach Jang coached the Korean National Junior Modern Pentathlon Team and the Seoul Sport High School Fencing Team.