Camp Location
Blomquist Gymnasium
Camp Date
August 01 - August 04
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CST
Camp Price(s)
$150.00 - $795.00

Join members of the #2 ranked Northwestern Women’s Fencing Team for a 4-day competitive camp designed to push your level as an athlete. Including work in technical, tactical, and mental fields, this camp will help you evaluate your process to better your results. Learn drills from our world-classcoaching staff and train with members of the Northwestern team.


Dates: August 1-4, 2019


Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm


Location: Blomquist Gymnasium, 617 Foster Street, Evanston, IL 60201


Cost: $495 for the enitre camp or $150 per day for non-boarders. $795 for the entire camp for boarders. 


Open to any and all ages 12 and up.  Competitive experience recommended.


Plan to bring a lunch, a water bottle and a notebook.


For details on boarding, email Zach Moss at Campers can arrive July 31 or August 1 if boarding. Must depart August 4.


Coaching Staff:

  • Ro Sobalvarro has been a member of the US National Coaching staff for over 20 years and coached the 2012 Women’s Olympic Epee Team to the Bronze Medal. He is also the Head Coach at Twin Cities Fencing Club where he has developed national and international level athletes in all weapons.
  • Mike Pederson coached the 2008 US Women's Foil Team to the Silver Medal. He is currently part of the Canadian National Coaching Staff and has coached numerous athletes to tremendous success both domestically and internationally. He is also an owner and coach at Golden Gate Fencing Center.
  • Eric Momberg is Assistant Coach at Northwestern University. He has produced numerous national medals across 3 weapons. He has coached at an international level producing medals and results in sabre and pentathalon.
  • Luther Clement has over 10 years of coaching experience, including 3 years as the Sabre Coach at Northwestern University and as the New York University Sabre Coach. As an athlete, he was a 3-time All-American at St. John's University and a National Team member.
  • Zach Moss is Head Coach at Northwestern University. In 3 years as the Head Coach at Northwestern, he has lead the Wildcats to 6 All-American Honors and 2 Conference Championships as well as a #2 national ranking.
  • Paul Englund has been teaching fencing for ten years, getting his start in Portland, OR. In 2015 he moved to Montana become the head coach of the Missoula Fencing Association, where he developed the small program to the point it began to produce Region 1 podium finishes and A-rated fencers. Paul is now the head coach of Wildcat Fencing Club in Evanston and volunteers as an assistant coach at Northwestern University.
  • Alisha Gomez-Shah is a former sabre fencer for Northwestern University, a 3 time-NCAA competitor and an All-American. She has been fencing for over 13 years. Currently, Alisha is the Operations Manager for the fencing team and assists with the Wildcat Fencing Club teaching youth foil and sabre classes.