Mr. Eddy has been involved with fencing since the early 1970ís. He began his training under Maestro Beguinet in Portland, Oregon at Salle Auriol. Since 1978 Mr. Eddy has competed as an epee fencer, has coached all three weapons and held the position of Director of the Academy of Fencing at the Boston Fencing Club for five years.
He trained at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is certified by the United State Fencing Association (USFA) Coaches College as a Coach of all three weapons; recently he also received certification from the United States Fencing Coach Association (USFCA) as a Prevot de Armes. Mr. Eddy also carries CPR and Sports Medicine certification from the American Red Cross. The opening of Bay State Fencers is the culmination of a thirty nine year passion for and commitment to the sport of fencing.
Mr. Eddy received his BFA from the University of Utah and his MFA from Carnegie Mellon University in Theatrical Lighting Design. Mr. Eddy was a Theatrical and Architectural Lighting Designer for twenty years has been an educator in many capacities over the years, including positions at local colleges; Boston College, Emerson College and Tufts University. During his career as a professional lighting designer Mr. Eddy was involved in producing hundreds of theatre, opera, and film and television productions.