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Christy Strong-Simmons Returns to USA Fencing as Director of National Events

09/18/2013, 12:45pm CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – USA Fencing is pleased to announce that Christy Strong-Simmons (Colorado Springs, Colo.) has been named as the organization’s new director of national events.

Strong-Simmons will fill the position left behind by J.R. Bourne (Colorado Springs, Colo.) who has relocated to Florida and will begin her duties on Sept. 24.

A former member of the USA Fencing National Office staff, Strong-Simmons previously oversaw the national events department during her eight-year tenure with the organization and also was the organization’s associate executive director prior to her departure in 2011. Most recently, Simmons worked with PSA Events as a customer relations director.

“Christy has a wealth of experience working in events for a variety of sports and was a significant asset to the organization during her time with the USA Fencing family. We’re looking forward to having Christy back on board and know that she will help our events continue to grow and develop,” said USA Fencing Interim Executive Director Kris Ekeren (Denver, Colo.) 

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