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Hey there! Welcome to the Crimson Tigers website. We are a co-ed fencing team with students from Fairfield, Connecticut's Warde and Ludlowe High Schools. For years we've built a tight-knit community of excellent fencers, but one thing remains constant from year to year; our foundation of hard work and tenacity.
A three-time state champion at North Haven High School, and captain of the Division 1 team at Sacred Heart University, Jim Roberts has been involved in fencing since 2001. Roberts was named head coach of the Fairfield high school fencing team in 2013. Since then he has coached 8 state champions, and 24 All-State team members, and 5 team states-winning squads. Students of his high school program have gone on to compete for numerous collegiate teams, including, but not limited, to Haverford College, Vassar College, Sacred Heart University, Steven's Tech, Boston College, and Pennsylvania State University.
John Costa has been active in the Connecticut High School Fencing Association since the time he competed for Bridgeport Central High School. John would later go on to be appointed the assistant coach of Bridgeport Central, teaching the discipline of fencing foil and epee to those who had joined the team.
A former sabre fencer of the Fairfield Fencing team, Fred Bennet has been involved with with fencing for over five years. With knowledge and experience in all three-weapons, Fred has also been coaching at the Fairfield Fencing Academy since early 2018.