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Nathan Bass

Foil Coach


Nathan has been fencing foil for over 20 years.  He trained for a few years under Maestro Leonid Shapiro out of RFC.  He was a founding member of Three Rivers Fencing Club in Midland, Michigan.  He instructed fencing courses and coached at Central Michigan University for 5 years.  

fencing coach

Jonathan Owens-

Coach & Armorer


Jonathan has been fencing since 2007.  He is currently coaching the intermediate and advanced classes.

Zachary Green-



Zach began fencing in 2010 and hasn't looked back.  He is rated in all three weapons and has attended two Junior Olympics.  He is currently coaching the beginner class.



Kelly DiPompeo


Kelly connected with BRFA in 2020. She is looking forward to many years of involvement!


Matt Oxie


Matt joined BRFA in 2023 and fences all three weapons. 

Carrie Owens



Carrie has been fencing since 2007 and is a Nationally rated fencer. She was also awarded the Michigan Division Iron Woman of the Year award in 2014, 2019, and 2020.

Scott Green

Tournament Director


Scott has been involved as a club volunteer since 2010 due to his son, Zachary's, involvement in fencing.  In 2016,  Scott made the jump and started fencing himself. 


Tom Evangelisti  2017
"The Next Touch."

Though Tom got involved in fencing in his later years, his love for fencing caused him to be quite active in USA Fencing both on the Divisional and National levels.  He held office of Division Chair for multiple years.  Tom competed in all three weapons over the years , but  settled down to fencing, almost exclusively, foil.  He  was dedicated to teaching others the sport he loves.

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