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Elizabeth Beguinet
Director of Administration and Recruiting
Coach Info:
Position: Director of Administration and Recruiting
Alma Mater: North Carolina
Phone: (919) 668-5752

Elizabeth has been the Duke University Fencing Team Manager from 1985 to present. In addition to managing the program and recruits with the head coach, Elizabeth oversees all Duke Fencing events. Elizabeth was a team co-manager for the 2006 Junior/Cadet World Championship Team in Taebaek, Korea, and team co-manager for the 2006 Senior World Championships in Turin, Italy. She was also a manager at the 1991 Olympic Festival in Los Angeles.

Elizabeth was a member of the US Fencing Association’s Coaches College staff as manager since 1991. Elizabeth assumed the position of Associate Director of the US Fencing’s Coaching Development Program in 1999, a position she held until the program was dissolved in 2011. Elizabeth has a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Mathematics, Sociology and Women Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Elizabeth and Alex have one daughter, Heather, who is a Duke alum.