PAUL CROOK

HEAD COACH

Epee Level 3  /  Foil Level 3

Paul has coached and supported more than 30 QUEENSLAND Fencers to International representation and their pursuit of excellence including podium finishes at Commonwealth, Oceania and Asian Zone Championship levels.

Courses Attended

FIE Olympic Solidarity Courses

2006   Melbourne - Foil 

2008   Melbourne - Refereeing 

2010   Melbourne - Epee 

2014   Brisbane    -  Foil Epee

International Coaching Courses

2010   Fontainebleau, France

           - T.U. Daniel Levavasseur

2012   Beijing, China

           - T.U. Daniel Levavasseur

2014   USA IOC International Coaching Enrichment Certificate

           Program focusing on elite sport management 

2018   Melbourne FIE Elite Coach Development

           - T.U. Daniel Levavasseur

Positions

Current

National Accreditation Officer

Assistant National Coach - Epee

Assistant National Coach - Foil

QLD State Epee Coach

Former

AFF HPP Communications Officer

AFF HPP Manager

AFF National Coaching Director

QLD State Coaching Director

QLD State Foil Coach

Experience

National

 

*Coaching Regional and AIS National Camps as Assistant and Lead coach

*World Cups Open & Junior       

                                                               

*Other Countries National Events 

                           

*Coach Australian Athletes in overseas clubs   

 

2010 – Present

2016 – Present

2016 – Present

2016 – Present

*World Senior Championships    

*World Age Championships

*Commonwealth Senior Championships

 

*Commonwealth Age Championships    

*Asian Zone Age Championships    

Team Manager, Foil & Epee Coach   

 

Team Manager, Foil Coach

Epee Coach

Epee Coach

Assistant Epee Coach

Epee Coach       

Epee Coach   

Team Manager, Epee Coach

Epee Coach

U23 Epee Coach 

Cadet & JNR Epee Coach  

U23  Epee Coach

Cadet & JNR Epee Coach

Cadet & JNR Epee Coach 

Cadet & JNR Dubai Epee Coach 

2013     Budapest 

2014     Plovdiv 

2015     Tashkent 

2016     Bourges 

2018     Wuxi 

2014     Largs        

2018     Canberra  

  

2012     Jersey 

2015     Cape Town

2012     Manila 

2013     Bangkok 

2014     Manilla 

2015     Abu Dhabi 

2017     Korat 

2018     Dubai 

State

*QLD School Programs

*QLD Club Level
*QLD Fencers at Nationals 

*QLD State Team

*QLD Cadet and Junior Teams 

*Coach Education & Managing Coach Accreditation 

 

Coaching 

Coaching 
Coaching 

Coaching

Coach & Manager 

Operating

 

1996 - Present

1996 - Present 

1996 - Present

1996 - Present

1996 - Present

2000 - Present

 

Significant Student Results 

- Alicia Kwag

- Lachlan Crook

- Madeline Andersen

Selected to represent in the 2016 Olympic Zone Qualifier - Foil

 

Selected to represent in the 2021 Olympic Zone Qualifier - Epee

 

Selected to represent in the 2021 Olympic Zone Qualifier - Epee

QLD Athletes Coached to National Champion

Andersen, Maddie 

Crook, Jacob 

Crook, Lachlan 

Devereux, Annie

Kwag, Alicia 

 

Labaki, Sam 

Mcgrath, Lindsay 

Myall Vandervelde, Henry 

Nelson, Michael 

Orwin, Mitchel 

Patchen, Jonathan 

Radford, Kristian

Rui, Bonita Epee

U17, U20, Open, Junior Team

Open Team Epee

U20, U23, Open Teams Epee

U15, U17, U20, U23 

U13, U15, U17, U20, U23, Open

 

 

U15 

U15 

U17, U20 

Open Team 

U23

U15, Open Team 

Open Team 

Junior Team 

Epee

Epee

Epee

 

Epee

Foil (JNR)

Foil, Epee & Sabre Age Teams 

 

Epee

Foil

Epee

Epee

Epee

Epee (U15)

 

Epee

Epee