Grasson, Robert M.

(1884-1962) – Belgian born fencing coach of Yale (1922-56); winner of the IFA team championship six times in eight years (1924). Coach, U.S. Olympic team (1936). Co-founder of the NFCAA (1941). Donor of the IFA championship trophies for epee team and sabre team in the name of the IFA fencers who attained the Olympic team.
Yale team with Great Coach and Hall of Famer Robert Grasson. Also included in this photo Hall of Famer and former USFA President John Huffman and Hall of “Famer Dernell Every.