Geoff Russell has forty years of experience in the sport of fencing as a competitor, coach, and club owner. He has been awarded coaching diplomas from the Academie d’Armes Internationale and the United States Fencing Coaches’ Association.

Coach Geoff’s focus, dedication, and approach to mindset produced many top results during a competitive career that allowed him to travel across the US and around the world. He enjoyed a very productive collegiate fencing career at Penn State University and represented the United States at the 1988 Junior Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Many of his students over the years have fenced for several prestigious collegiate programs; including Penn State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Brown, Columbia, St. John’s, Tufts, Northwestern, The Air Force Academy, Boston College, Brandies, Fairleigh Dickinson, and UC San Diego.

Coach Geoff is honored to be a member of the seasoned and well respected coaching staff at United Fencing Academy!