Serge took a stab in swimming, ultimately getting hooked on modern pentathlon at the age of 14. As a high performance athlete he was drafted to the Armed Forces to become a member of Moscow Dynamo modern pentathlon team and full time athlete. Epée fencing was a strongest and favourite pentathlon event and highest degrees have been received in both sports.
Riding injury put an end to Olympic dreams and service but the sport results helped to ease a transition from a pro-sport life to education. Recruited and admitted to the Moscow State as a competitive athlete he continued in the sport both competing in the Russian and international collegiate circuits and part-time coaching. Multiple all-Russia University games medalist in epee team events.
Graduated in international relations and worked a number of years for the government services abroad. He believes that fencing is not just a sport but is creative way of thinking and one day made Canada home for his family. He is happy to return to the sport and exited to serve as an executive director and head coach of the club.