Yury Molchan joined the Ohio State fencing coaching staff in 2011, filling in as the foil coach for the Buckeyes. The Russian-born Molchan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the coaching staff following a successful fencing career, highlighted by a bronze performance in men's team foil at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Other notable achievements include a team gold medal in foil at the European Fencing Championships in Copenhagen in 2004 and a team bronze medal in foil at the same event in Smyrna in 2006.
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