Will Becker

Will Becker – Assistant Coach    

(wlbecker3@gmail.com)

Will Becker attended Arizona State University with a focus in Kinesiology completing his degree in 2012. Will has been involved in fencing since 2002 when began his career in South Florida under the tutelage of Fencing Master Arnold Mercado. Will continued the duration of his fencing career with his Father Bill Becker as his coach.

After relocating to Arizona in 2007 for a scholarship at Arizona State University for fencing, Will began to realize his love for coaching. At this point Will sought out and attained an AAI Prevot de Sabre from the US Fencing Coaches Association. At the inception of The Fencers Club of Arizona in 2009, Will began his coaching career with FCAZ. Mr. Becker is also currently a Nationally rated US Referee, achieving a 3 in Sabre and a 4 in Epee and Foil. In 2011 he also attained an FIE referee License (Sabre) in Quito, Ecuador.

Notable Accomplishments of students:

  • Top 8 Junior World Cup – Women’s Sabre
  • Top 16 Junior World Cup – Women’s Sabre
  • Top 32 Junior World Cup – Women’s Sabre
  • Top 32 Junior World Cup – Men’s Sabre
  • Top 8 Cadet World Cup – Women’s Sabre
  • Top 16 Cadet World Cup – Women’s Sabre
  • Top 32 Cadet World Cup – Women’s Sabre
  • Top 32 Cadet World Cup – Men’s Sabre
  • Multiple U.S. National Tournament Medalists
  • Multiple Team U.S. National Champions and Medalists (Youth 14, Cadet, Junior, Senior, and Veteran)
  • 2012 U.S. Division 3 Women’s Sabre National Champion
  • 2013 U.S. Summer Nationals Youth 10 Men’s Sabre Silver Medalist
  • 2015 U.S. Youth 12 Men’s Sabre National Champion
  • 2015 U.S. Summer Nationals Cadet Women’s Sabre Silver Medalist
  • Multiple A rated Sabre Fencers

 

Fencing Accomplishments:

  • 2013 US Summer Nationals Men’s Sabre Team Member: Silver Medal
  • 2012 US Summer Nationals Men’s Sabre Team Member: Silver Medal
  • 2011 North American Cup in Kansas City – Division 1 Men’s Sabre – 24th place
  • 2011 Arizona State Champion Men’s Sabre
  • 2010 Arizona State Champion Men’s Sabre
  • 2010 North American Cup Dallas, TX. Division 2 Men’s Sabre Finalist
  • 2009 Collegiate Club Nationals Individual Sabre Gold Medalist at Arizona State University
  • 2009 Collegiate Club Nationals Team Member Sabre Gold Medalist at Arizona State University
  • 2008-2009 Sabre Fencer of the Year at Arizona State University
  • 2008 Collegiate Club Nationals Team Member Sabre Bronze Medalist at Arizona State University
  • 2008 Rocky Mountain Section Bronze Medalist
  • 2004 US Summer Nationals Men’s Sabre Team Member: Silver Medal
  • Currently an A rated Sabre Fencer