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Referees Awarded New Ratings for 2019-20 Season

10/08/2019, 5:45pm CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

Thirty-seven referees have been awarded new ratings for the 2019-20 season, including five referees who were awarded ratings of 1 or 2:

  • Amgad Badawi (Allen, Texas), Epee 1
  • Hisham Abdelaziz (St. Louis, Mo.), Foil 2
  • Greg Domashovetz (Basalt, Colo.), Foil 2
  • Taysir  Mahmoud (Quincy, Mass.), Epee 2
  • Sean Shumate (Louisville, Ky.), Epee 2

A total of 232 ratings were awarded during the Referees’ Commission Annual meeting in August.

In addition, four individuals earned new FIE ratings during the FIE referee exams in San Salvador, El Salvador from Sept. 19-22.  

Congratulations to the following referees who will now join the cadre of those eligible to officiate on the FIE circuit:

  • Jason Chang (Mountain View, Calif.), Epee B (previously earned Foil B)
  • Adam Brewer (Boston, Mass.), Foil B (previously earned Saber B)
  • Hisham Abedelaziz (St. Louis, Mo.), Foil and Epee B
  • Matt Tucker (Dorchester, Mass.), Saber B

The complete list of newly issued or renewed ratings by the Referees’ Commission is as follows:

2019-20 USA Fencing Referee Ratings

Lname Fname Weapon 19-20 Rating 18-19 Rating Action
Abdallah Ahmed Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Abdelaziz Abdelwahab Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Abdelaziz Abdelwahab Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Abdelaziz Hisham Foil 2 3 New Rating
Abdelkarem Moataz Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Adams Jim Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Alperstein Donald Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Amborski, Tomek Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Angelova-Atanassov Anna Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Angelova-Atanassov Anna Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Astudillo Charles Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Badawi Amgad Epee 1 2 New Rating
Baker Bradley Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Baker Bradley Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Baker Bradley Saber 2 2 Renew Year
Balog Marcus Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Barnhart William Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Barnhart William Foil 3 4 New Rating
Becker William Saber 1 1 Renew Year
Belanich Susan Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Bentley Nicholas Epee 5 6 New Rating
Beresteanu Guy Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Bissdorf Joan Foil 3 4 New Rating
Bogert Alexander Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Bontems, Pierre-Olivier Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Bookwalter James Epee 3 4 New Rating
Bookwalter James Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Bookwalter Timothy Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Bookwalter Timothy Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Borgos Susan Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Bratsko Stephen Epee 3 4 New Rating
Brewer Adam Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Brewer Adam Saber 2 2 Renew Year
Brown Zackery Saber 2 2 Renew Year
Buechel Holly Epee 4 5 New Rating
Campi-Sapery Lisa Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Capin Bruce Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Capin Bruce Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Chang Jason Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Chawla Ishika Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Cheney Christopher Saber 3 4 New Rating
Cheris Samuel Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Cheris Samuel Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Cheris Samuel Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Chung David Foil 4 5 New Rating
Chung Thomas Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Clinton Elliott Saber 3 3 Renew Year
Cotton Derek Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Cotton Derek Foil 1 1 Renew Year
Cotton Derek Saber 1 1 Renew Year
Crocket Anne Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Crocket Anne Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Crocket Anne Saber 8 8 Renew Year
Crouse Ulfric Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Curry Allan Epee 3 4 New Rating
Curry Olivia Saber 4 5 New Rating
Curtis Leo Epee 3 4 New Rating
Curtis William Foil 4 5 New Rating
Dakova Iana Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Dakova Iana Foil 1 1 Renew Year
Dakova Iana Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Decker Laura Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Decker Laura Saber 1 1 Renew Year
Del Gaizo Robert Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Delap Rylan Epee 3 4 New Rating
Delap Rylan Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Delap Rylan Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Delgado Fernando Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Dessens Adrien Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Dief Menna Saber 6 6 Renew Year
Djurisic Maja Epee 3 4 New Rating
Djurisic Zoran Epee 4 5 New Rating
Dobbs-Schneider Olivia Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Domashovetz Greg Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Domashovetz Greg Foil 2 3 New Rating
Donnelly Devin Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Donnelly Devin Foil 1 1 Renew Year
Donnelly Devin Saber 7 7 Renew Year
Duncan Corwin Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Elsissy Ziad Saber 3 3 Renew Year
Fadel Abbas Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Ferrara Nicholas Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Ferrara Nicholas Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Fischl Andrew Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Foster Andrew Foil 1 1 Renew Year
Fox Audra Foil 4 5 New Rating
Frye Mary Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Gamaleldin Hanan Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Geller Alan Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Geller Alan Foil 5 6 New Rating
Gelnaw William Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Gibbs Bobby Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Gillman Bruce Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Gioiella Alex Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Gioiella Alex Saber 3 3 Renew Year
Gluck Alexander Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Goossens Bruno Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Gordon-Sand Spencer Foil 4 5 New Rating
Grasse Alden Foil 4 5 New Rating
Green Michael Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Green Michael Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Greene II Charles Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Grigoriev Eduard Foil 4 5 New Rating
Gritsaev Konstantin Saber 2 2 Renew Year
Gritsaev Sergei Saber 2 2 Renew Year
Gross Liran Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Gruman Allex Epee 4 5 New Rating
Guzzi Vincenti Margherita Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Harmon William Epee 4 5 New Rating
Harper Brian Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Hazle-Cary Jacob Saber 4 5 New Rating
Herring Joshua Epee 4 5 New Rating
Herring Joshua Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Hill Molly Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Hue Harrison Saber 4 5 New Rating
Huemer Jackson Epee 3 4 New Rating
Huemer Jackson Foil 4 5 New Rating
Ivy Adam Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Ivy Adam Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Jacobson Tyler Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Jacobson Tyler Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Jeffery Garet Epee 3 4 New Rating
Jeffery Garet Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Jeon Nathan Foil 4 5 New Rating
Katzenbach Grayson Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Klinkov Ariana Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Koehler Kelly Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Koehler Kelly Foil 1 1 Renew Year
Koehler Kelly Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Kuksa Anton Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Kyono Emma-Tei Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Lambdin-Abraham Andrew Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Larsen Jeff Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Lee Ivan Saber 2 2 Renew Year
Lehfeldt Damien Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Li Wei Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Lilov Vlad Saber 1 1 Renew Year
Linaldi Constantino Andres Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Linaldi Constantino Andres Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Littmann Jane Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Lu Annamaria Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Lu Annamaria Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Lyons Kenneth Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Ma Anthony Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Ma Jianguo Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Ma Jianguo Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Macdougall Forrest Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Mahmoud Gamal Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Mahmoud Marwan Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Mahmoud Taysir Epee 2 3 New Rating
Mar Kevin Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Mar Kevin Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Matt Ryan Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Matt Ryan Saber 3 3 Renew Year
Maurer Brie Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Mccauley Samuel Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Mechkov Iliya Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Meehan Justin Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Meehan Justin Saber 3 3 Renew Year
Mehta Sachin Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Milestone Jessi Saber 3 3 Renew Year
Morris James Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Nazarova Nadezhda Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Nazarova Nadezhda Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Nicholson, Michael Foil 5 6 New Rating
Offerle Judith Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Parrilla Ulpiano Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Parrilla Ulpiano Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Parrilla Ulpiano Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Pashby Stephen Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Pashby Stephen Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Porter George Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Refaee Ahmed Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Ross Michael Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Ross Michael Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Santana Hudson Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Sasaki Peter Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Schiller Laurence Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Schlesinger Nathan Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Seal Julie Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Segal Mark Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Seidel Jonathan Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Seidel Jonathan Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Shafaie Ali Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Shafaie Mohammad Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Shipman William Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Shipman William Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Shumate Sean Epee 2 3 New Rating
Sierra David Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Simonov Stepan Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Sintchinov Alexei Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Smith Anthony Epee 4 5 New Rating
Smith Brianna Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Smith Brianna Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Spector Leon Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Spector Leon Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Spencer Christopher Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Stapleton Lindsay Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Stapleton Lindsay Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Stapleton Lindsay Saber 2 2 Renew Year
Stasinos Mark Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Stone Gregory Foil 4 5 New Rating
Strnatko Justin Saber 4 4 Renew Year
Taggersell Cara Foil 1 1 Renew Year
Temple Jackson Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Tesche Askhat Foil 4 5 New Rating
Thliveris Thomas Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Thornton Ronald Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Thornton Ronald Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Tolba Hussein Saber 3 3 Renew Year
Tolbert Zoe Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Tucker Matthew Saber 3 4 New Rating
Vaksman Boris Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Van Der Wege Gary Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Vasic Milos Foil 4 4 Renew Year
Vaughan James Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Vaughan James Foil 6 6 Renew Year
Vogt Suzanne Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Wangner Ronald Epee 1 1 Renew Year
Waters Essene Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Waters Essene Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Watkis Judine Epee 5 5 Renew Year
Webster Patrick Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Webster Patrick Foil 3 3 Renew Year
Webster Patrick Saber 5 5 Renew Year
Wei Darius Foil 5 5 Renew Year
Wendler Alexander Foil 4 5 New Rating
Wolfson Kyle Epee 2 2 Renew Year
Zelinski Donnie Epee 4 4 Renew Year
Zeljkovic Jelena Epee 3 3 Renew Year
Zeljkovic Jelena Foil 2 2 Renew Year
Zlotnick Andrew Epee 5 5 Renew Year

Please direct any inquiries regarding referee ratings to rcdomesticdevelopment@refereescommission.org

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