Milos Vasic is the head coach at Delaware Valley Fencers Club. Milos started fencing in 1980, and started coaching in 1994. He has been a member of the Yugoslavian National Team, and was the National Champion of Yugoslavia and Serbia in sabre. Milos still represents Serbia in sabre in World Cup events. Coach Milos graduated from the Sports Academy Belgrade as a fencing coach in 2000. In Serbia (and Yugoslavia) he worked in several clubs, first as an assistant coach, than as a head coach. In 2007, he was appointed a National Coach for Sabre in Serbia. He came to the US in 2007. Since then, he coached all three weapons at the Fencing Academy of South Jersey, was the Varsity Boys Fencing Coach at Moorestown Friends School and was an assistant coach at the University of Pennsylvania. Milos is a national referee in all three weapons in both Serbia and the US, and is also works as a sabre coach at Johns Hopkins University.
Dhananjay Bhaskar (DJ)
DJ was one of Coach Milos’ first students in the USA. He began fencing at Mr. Ma’s fencing academy in 2007. In 2013, he graduated from Conestoga High School and started attending Penn State University. He was on the fencing team from 2013-2016, training with Coach Wes Glon and several Olympic fencers. Outside of Fencing, DJ works as a Software Engineer at Merck.
Tasia Ford is an assistant coach at Delaware Valley Fencer’s Club. Tasia Started fencing in 2001 with Carolyn Washburn (Lapham) and the late Alex Jeffery. Both of her coaches have had very successful careers as part of the Canadian National Team and owners of Beaches Sabre Club-NY. As part of this club Tasia has had many of her own successes. From the age of ten to when she went to college she was always within the top 10 of her age brackets national point standing. She fenced for Temple University and was the sabre team captain for her junior and senior year as well as the overall team captain during her final year. After graduating she went on to be an assistant sabre coach for them.
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Luna Vasic has been working at DVFC since 2016. Luna started fencing in Serbia when she was a child, and continued after she moved to the US in 2008. Luna ended up moving away from fencing competitively but maintains a strong passion for the sport. Luna started as our armorer and worked her way up to becoming our general manager. She handles all scheduling and billing for the club in addition to a variety of other responsibilities.