Olympic Bronze Medalist Courtney Hurley to Join Final Summer Camp Session (Aug 1-5)

San Antonio, TX – Olympian Fencing Club welcomes back Olympic Bronze Medalist and Texas-native Courtney Hurley for a week-long camp to help local fencers unlock the next level of success.

Olympic bronze medalist (London 2012), 3x Olympian, NCAA champion, and Earl Warren High School graduate Courtney Hurley will be a special guest instructor during a week-long training camp from August 1st to 5th at Olympian Fencing Club (OFC) in San Antonio, TX. During this camp, Courtney, along with OFC coaches, will equip both beginner and advanced fencers with new physical and mental skills to enhance their fencing abilities. Courtney, who currently serves as a high performance fencing trainer for the University of Notre Dame, her alma mater, will guide students through drills, exercises, and scenarios. The session will be held at the Henrich Center for Fencing and International Sports, a Bexar County Community Venue managed by the University of Incarnate Word.

“We’re thrilled to be able to host Courtney Hurley and Olympian Fencing Club in our community venue and help spread the word about the great sport of fencing for all ages,” said Scott LeBlanc, Director of Sports and Wellness at the University of the Incarnate Word.

This summer training session is open to students ages 6 and up of all abilities, from absolute beginners to advanced fencers attending national tournaments. To register please visit Olympian Fencing Club’s website: https://www.olympianfencing.com/summer-school-fencing-camps/

Olympian Fencing Club is an elite epee fencing club that has been operating in San Antonio since 2010 and is located at 3200 McCullough Ave. The club was founded by Olympian (Sydney 2000) and World Champion Velizar Iliev and has recently recruited former Princeton Varsity Fencing Team Captain and All-American, Tommi Hurme, onto the coaching roster. Current UIW Varsity Fencing Team Captain Jake Thayer has also been an assistant coach with the club since 2020.

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