Our fencing club is committed to excellence and the success of each fencer.
At Alliance Fencing Academy we have about 230 advanced, intermediate and beginner fencers
who fence with us in two different locations.
- Alliance fencers earned over 20 medals at top international competitions including BRONZE medal at 2012 London Olympics (Courtney and Kelley Hurley), GOLD medals at the 2013 Cadet World Championships (Ari Simmons), European Cadet Circuit (Gigi Vierheller and Sean Wilson), and Junior World Cups (Anna Van Brummen and Gigi Vierheller)
- Many of our fencers have received athletic and academic scholarships in the top US universities. Alliance fencers have been selected to represent NCAA fencing teams at Princeton, Stanford, Columbia, Duke, UPenn, Northwestern, Penn State, Brandeis, Temple, the Air Force Academy, etc.
- 16 of our fencers are members of Team USA and Great Britain national teams
- Our fencers earned over 20 medals in various international competitions including world championships events
- 32 are USA national champions and over 30 are in the national points standings
- Over 150 fencers have earned classification letters from “E” to “A” at the different local and national tournaments.
Hall of Fame
US National Team Members and International Finalists:
Antekeier, Madeline (University of Notre Dame)
Bassa, Francesca (Stanford University)
Bazarbayeva, Dina (Northwestern University)
Brandfield-Harvey, Neely (Columbia University)
Cramerus, John (New York University)
Hudson, Jack (Princeton University) / Great Britain
Hudson, Molly (University of Notre Dame) / Great Britain
Hurley, Courtney (University of Notre Dame), NYAC/Alliance
Hurley, Kelley (University of Notre Dame), NYAC/Alliance
Katz, Joel (Naval Academy)
Micek, Ally (Ohio State University)
Piskovatskov, Anton (Pen State University)
Popovici, Michael (Princeton University)
Ryf, Ally (St. John’s University)
Shlimak, Matt (University of North Carolina)
Sorensen, Nathan A (Air Force Academy)
Van Brummen, Anna (Princeton University)
Weiss, Lewis (Ohio State University)
Wheeler, Stephanie (Wharton School of Business of UPenn, )
Wiley, Scott (Pen State University)
Zacharakis, Darius (University of Notre Dame)
US National Finalists: