Coaches

Chris PulloOwner and Head Coach

Formerly a member of the US National Coaching Staff, he trained all three members of Seacoast’s 1998 National Champion U-19 Men’s Foil Team, and with his assistant coach, Seacoast’s 2000 National Champion U-19 Women’s Epee Team.  He is a former instructor for both the University of New Hampshire and Kent State University in Ohio.  With over 40 years teaching experience, he teaches the advances classes, and gives private lessons in all three weapons in both Rochester and Manchester. 

David Rabitor

With more than 25 years training and competing in clubs throughout the country, David brings his wide array of knowledge and experience to his intermediate classes,  and offers foil and epee lessons in both club locations.

Yvonne Walton

A bronze medalist in the 2002 Veteran’s World Championships, Yvonne uses her 20 years experience as a top competitor to teach beginning and intermediate classes in Manchester.  She also offers private lessons in foil.

Ron Raiselis

Ron’s 10 plus years as a fencer, coupled with his work at Strawbery Bank in Portsmouth as a cooper, has developed his wonderful rapport with both children and adults.  Ron teaches beginning and intermediate foil classes in Rochester, as well as private lessons in foil and saber.

Maureen Anderson

A highly respected math teacher for many years, Maureen brings over 25 years as a competitor and a coach to the club.  She teaches beginning and intermediate classes in Manchester, and private lessons in foil.

John Terninko

Another of Seacoast’s bronze medalists at World Championships. An international management consultant, John  brings his motivational knowledge  and 60 years of experience as saber fencer to the club.   He teaches the saber classes and private lessons in saber at both facilities.  

Karolina LaBrecque

Originally trained as a foil fencer in Poland, Karolina applies her fencing skills with her PHD in Physical Therapy and Masters in Psychology (specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder) to Seacoast.  She also a personal trainer and life coach with Help to Grow Institute, located in our Rochester facility.

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