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Membership Inquiries

For questions about becoming a member, online registration, member benefits, upgrading your membership, clubs/insurance questions, rating changes and other general inquiries about your membership, please contact:

National Events

For questions regarding points, qualification pathways, or general inquiries regarding national events, email:

If you are looking to withdraw from a national event, please email

Regional Events

For questions about regional events, including the sanctioning process, bidding for events or anything else, please email:


For questions about becoming a referee, taking the online exam, or getting in touch with a Certified Referee Observer or Certified Referee Instructor, please email:

Finance Department

For billing or invoice questions, please email:

International Programs

For questions about international events, please email:

Phone Number

Main line: 719-866-4511

Mailing Address

USA Fencing
210 USA Cycling Point, Suite 120
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Fax Numbers

Membership & National Events: 719-325-8998

Marketing & Communications: 719-325-8997

Finance & Business Services: 719-325-8996

International Programs: 719-325-8995

Media Inquiries

Members of the media who wish to obtain credentials to a USA Fencing event, pursue coverage of fencing or request an interview are invited to contact:

Bryan Wendell, Director of Communications

National Office Staff

To contact a member of the staff, please use the subject-specific email addresses listed above so that we can address your need as quickly as possible.

Executive Office

Name Title
Jack Gierhart Interim Chief Executive Officer



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Glen Hollingsworth Senior Events Manager
Michael Aiken National Events Coordinator


Member Services

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Sarah Ross Member Services Manager
Tanner Gonzales Operations Administrator


Sports Performance

Name Title
Kate Reisinger Chief of Sports Performance
Kaitlyn Litten National Teams Manager
Cat Bouwkamp Sports Performance Manager
Dr. Peggy Chin Director of Sports Medicine



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Suzie Tuffey Riewald     FenceSafe Manager



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Jill Grotzinger Director of Development


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

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Shannon Jolly Senior Manager of DEIB


Finance and Business Services

Name Title
TBD Chief Financial Officer
Tabitha Chamberlin Senior Accounting Manager
Hunter Renn Account Manager


Marketing and Communications

Name Title
Bryan Wendell Director of Communications