A former member of the U.S. National Team and a U.S. National Champion. He has been coaching in San Francisco since1987. He is a former U.S. National Coach for both Men’s Epee and Women’s Epee and was a coach of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team. Maître Soter has coached U.S. Teams at 10 World Championships, the Pan American Games, and numerous other international competitions. He has taught at the U.S. Fencing Association’s Coaches College and served in a number of administrative positions in the USFA. His students have been members of numerous U.S. and Canadian national teams and have won numerous national and international titles.