Tommi Hurme has 25+ years of competitive epee fencing experience including 4 years training in Budapest, Hungary alongside the Hungarian National Team. He is trained and coaches in the Hungarian fencing tradition and has worked under Dr. Paul Pesthy, Maitre Michel Sebastiani, Victor Svatenko, Dr. Aladar Kogler, Zoltan Dudas, and Ivan Kovacs. He is certified as a Prevot level coach from the US Fencing Coaches Association. He brings his experience from competing at the local, national, collegiate, and international levels to help students gain an advantage in competitive epee fencing. His fencing achievements include:
Junior National Team member in 2004, Junior National Champion in 2003, Princeton Varsity Fencing Team Captain in 2007 and 2008, Div 1 Nationals top 8 finisher in 2007, 8th place finish at NCAA Championships 2008, Paris World Cup top 32 finisher in 2009, 1st place Kupittaa Satellite World Cup Turku, Finland in 2011, and 1st place Men’s Epee Team Nationals 2008 and 2010.
Claudine Barjak Cardenas- Epee Coach