Cedric Loiseau is the associate head fencing coach at the University of Notre Dame. Since arriving at Notre Dame, Cedric has overseen the development of the Irish épée squads.
In his two seasons prior to arriving at Notre Dame, Cedric coached his épée team to seven podium finishes (including two gold medals) in national senior-level events. His teams also brought home five top finishes at the junior-cadet level, highlighted by a bronze medal win at the Junior France Championship in 2011.
Cedric enjoyed tremendous success in coaching at the local level in France. During a seven-year stretch from 2005-11, he directed 22 individuals to gold medals at State League Championships, while helping 17 teams top a podium during that span.
Cedric is an eight-time senior/cadet-junior event champion and has twice been the top-ranked fencer nationally in France. He was a part of the 2004 University France Championship squad, the 2002 European Junior Team Championship squad, a silver medalist in the 2003 France Championships and a two-time Junior World Cup bronze medal finisher.
Cedric graduated from the University of Reims in 2004 with a degree in sports and exercise science and technology. Since that time, he has received several fencing training certificates, including most recently earning his masters degree certificate in the BEES program for fencing.
A resident of Mishawaka, Ind., Cedric and his wife, Marie, have two sons, Eliott and Oscar.