Membership in the Coaches Association provides opportunities and benefits to coaches unavailable through any other organization. The USFCA provides opportunities to enhance your professional coaching career, improve your teaching, receive internationally recognized accreditation, serve on committees, support the associations' programs to upgrade the coaching and teaching of fencing, and gain access to USFCA member services.
The United States Fencing Coaches' Association is a national academy of the Academie d'Armes Internationale, (AAI), the world organization of fencing masters. There are currently more than 20 members nations in the AAI. The diplomas awarded through the USFCA are recognized by the AAI and its member national academies throughout the world.
Delegates from the USFCA attend the bi-annual AAI congress, and teams of fencing masters from the United States compete in the AAI World Fencing Masters Championships.
The USFCA is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and cooperates with the United States Fencing Association (USFA) in the support of the development of American fencing.
The USFCA is dedicated to developing and maintaining the quality of fencing instruction, and to serve the many needs of fencing coaches in the United States. A USFCA member shares a commitment with hundreds of others who are devoted to the improvement of US fencing though the associations' activities.