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Adrian Trenea

Coach

Adrian trained as a fencer at the Satu Mare fencing club under Olympic and World class fencing coaches. Adrian was a Romanian National Champion and represented Romania in World Championships, Grand-prix and European Championships. He has coaching credentials from the Romanian National Academy in Bucharest. Since his arrival to the US in 2013, Adrian coached youth, senior, and veteran fencers, many of whom have won national and international awards and represented the US on national teams. Adrian's students are currently fencing for Harvard, Notre Dame, MIT, Cornell and University of North Carolina varsity foil teams. He is also an NCAA coach for the foil squad at Johns Hopkins University.

Pam Dressel

Coach

Pam began competing in senior and veteran events at the national level in 2010. She has earned many medals, but most notably a gold medal at the 2022 North American Cup (NAC) in San Jose California and has consistently ranked among the top veteran women’s foil in the US. In 2015 Pam represented the US at  the Veteran Pan American Championships in Lima Peru, winning the silver Medal for women’s foil.  Having a passion for the sport and wanting to work with young fencers just getting started, Pam began coaching intro to Fencing and beginners in 2011.  She has worked with countless students targeting their confidence and cultivating their skill as they begin to compete. Her coaching philosophy includes working with the athlete to set small reachable goals, and celebrate accomplishments, while striving for the next level. In 2019 Pam earned a Moniteur de Fleuret level certification from the United States Fencing Coaches Association. She is certified in CPR/AED by the American Red Cross. Pam is also the chair of the Maryland Fencing Association.

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