Kevin J. Little - Instructor

Kevin J. Little has been fencing since 1995, when he joined the junior varsity fencing program at Johns Hopkins University. After learning to fence his freshman year, he made the varisty team as a sophomore and was the A-strip fencer for his Junior, Senior, and Graduate years.  He left JHU having won an individual Foil Championships for 2 different conferences (University Athletic Association, and Middle Atlantic Conference), was the career wins leader for All weapons and is still the career wins leader for Foil, and was a two-time NCAA national championship finalist. After fencing off and on for the past 20 years, he is currently an E rated fencer in Foil and enjoys fencing with his daughter Avy.

 

Rich Zhao -  Instructor
​Rich Zhao has been a fencing dad for more than 10 years! With plenty of first-hand experience from his 3 fencing kids: Jason, is on the Notre Dame Fencing team (NCAA Fencing champion for the last three years), Sophie, has fenced many international Fencing championships as part of the USA team, and Nathan who has been the top National fencer since he was 8 years old.  He has learned so much from being the fencing dad. Rich has  passed the referee clinic and online exam.  Rich has had a lot of fun taking up fencing since the start of Covid!

His best results are as following:
Earned USA Fencing "C 2023" rating
Bronze Medal,  2022 Pan America Veteran 40 championship, Lima, Peru
Bronze Medal,  2023, USA April NAC, Vet 40
Bronze Medal,  2022, USA March NAC, Vet 40
Bronze Medal,  2022, USA Jan NAC, Vet 40

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