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USA Fencing Leadership Academy

The USA Fencing Leadership Academy, launched with its inaugural class in 2021, is a 10-month program that provides educational and training opportunities to those interested in serving in leadership roles within the USA Fencing organization. 

The Leadership Academy consists of courses that cover topics like governance, the history and organizational structure of USA Fencing and other sports governing bodies, finance, domestic and international events, youth programming, international programs and more.

Past participants, who are listed below, represent a wide range of our USA Fencing community, including volunteers, current and former National Team members, coaches, referees, veteran fencers, parents and more.

Leadership Academy Members

First Name Last Name Class Year
Valerie Asher 2021
Juan Ignacio Calderon 2021
Patricia Dykes 2021
Nicholas Going 2021
Michaela Joyce 2021
Selina Kaing 2021
Ivan Lee 2021
Jennie Salmon 2021
Lewis Weiss 2021
David Willette 2021
Jennifer Yamin 2021
Madison Zeiss 2021
Ben Bratton 2022
Franco Cerutti 2022
Eric Chen 2022
Maggie Dull 2022
Alex Gioiella 2022
Abram Gregory 2022
Nicholas Harvey 2022
Margaret Lu 2022
Tasha Martin 2022
Maggie Newell 2022
Simon Pitfield 2022
Ty Simmons 2022
Jeremy Summers 2022
Kathy Vail 2022
Charles Wemple 2022