Congratulations to our Coach Sergey Danilov who has been named Assistant Coach for St. John’s University. St. John’s has a long and proud history as one of the best fencing programs in the country and with Sergey’s expertise, we’re sure they will reach new heights and become NCAA champions once again!
Updates: #1 Medals Earned, Club Expansions, College News
We’re excited to share great club news with our members:
2018-2019 Season End Results – our fencers, coaches, and parents should be very proud:
- NYFA tied for FIRST PLACE with Alliance in the number of 2019 Summer National medals earned!
- NYFA took FIRST PLACE in the number of Super Youth Circuit (SYC) medals earned in the USA!
Club Improvements – we are always striving to make NYFA even better for our students:
- Port Washington: we renovated and expanded the fencing area to include 8 strips
- Coney Island: we are expanding the waiting area for parents’ comfort and for students to have more space to do homework and store equipment
College News – Congratulations and best of luck to our high school graduates who have started college this year!
- Alan Temiryaev – Columbia University
- Emily Gao – Cornell University
- Karina Popovich – Cornell University
- Jeffrey Wang – Johns Hopkins University
- Kevin Feng – New York University
- Anna Lanzman – New York University
- Michael Mogilevich – Rutgers University
- Josh Shuster – Brandeis University
- Tatiana Merheb – McGill University Montreal
- Ann Zats – Macaulay Honors at Hunter College
Luxembourg World Cup, NJFA RJCC, Windy City SYC, College Meets +
We’re very proud of our athletes for their great fencing this weekend from Luxembourg to Brooklyn! Congratulations all!
Jaclyn Khrol – 29th at the Luxembourg Junior World Cup out of 142 fencers from more than 20 different countries!
NJFA Regional Junior Cadet Circuit – top 8:
- Dylan Polkovsky – Bronze in Cadets
- Daniel Zaretsky – 7th in Cadets
- Emily Ostrovsky – 7th in Cadets
Windy City Super Youth Circuit – top 8:
- Shawn Agaon – Bronze in Y12
- Finn Chimoskey – Bronze in Y10
- Evelyn Agaon – Bronze in Y10
- Ethan Agaon – 5th and E2018 in Y14, 7th in Y12
NCAA College Fencing – awesome to see our students performing well on the collegiate level! This weekend there were two big meets at Brandeis and Sacred Heart:
- Sam Bekker led NYU with the most victories (13-4) at The Tradition Tournament at Sacred Heart
- Nathan Vaysberg had a great showing (11-7) for St. John’s at The Brandeis Invitational
- Bennett Cohen was one of the most valuable fencers on the Sacred Heart team
- Skyler Chin helped Yale go 4-1 at Brandeis, including revenge for last year’s loss to Saint John’s
More details here:
Congrats also to our top 8 medalists at local competitions including the NYFA Youth Cup #3: NYFA-BK