Fencing Coaching Staff
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Leslie Marx enters her 13th season as an assistant coach at Duke. Since joining the program in 2002, Marx has helped the Duke men post a 172-92 record and the women a 168-120 record.
A 1989 graduate of Duke, Marx is the most celebrated Blue Devil fencer, having won the 1995 Pan American Championship as well as finishing 16th in women’s epee at the 1996 Olympics. While at Duke, the former Leslie McFarland competed in the NCAA Regionals while also earning Academic All-America honors.
Following graduation at Duke with a degree in mathematics, she went on to get her Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern. Marx returned to Duke in 2002 as an Associate Professor of Economics at the Fuqua School of Business.