Irene Gershon

Master Coach

Irene Gershon, a former Regional and Collegiate Coach in Ukraine and assistant coach at St. John’s University, received her degree in fencing with high honors from the Kiev Institute of Physical Education. Working closely with her husband Simon, she supervises several youth developmental groups in addition to training many top men and women foilists at Fencers Club, including 2012 Olympians Miles Chamley-Watson and Nicole Ross. Miles was also the first US man to win an individual foil World Championship in 2013.

Senior World Championships                                              OLYMPIC GAMES

2013 Miles Chamley-Watson GOLD medal individual             1996 Peter Divine
                                           SILVER medal  team               2004 Daniel Kellner
                                                                                                Jed Dupree
2010  Miles Chamley-Watson 5th place                                        Jonathan Tiomkin
                                                                                         2012 Miles Chamley- Watson
Junior World Championships                                                        Nicole Ross
2013 Sara Taffel  SILVER team
2008 Nicole Ross GOLD  team
2009 Miles Chamley-Watson SILVER team
2008 Miles Chamley-Watson GOLD team
Cadet World Championships
2012 Sara Taffel SILVER medal individual
World Cups
2010 Miles Chamley-Watson Bronze St. Petersburg
2005 Jon Tiomkin BRONZE ind Shanghai
2003 Daniel Kellner SILVER ind Venezuela
        Daniel Kellner BRONZE ind Paris
        Jed Dupree   Bronze ind  La Coruna
Junior World Cups
Bagley Wright  BRONZE Spain
NCAA Championships
2010  Nicole Ross Gold ind
2002 Jonathan Tiomkin SILVER ind
2001 Jed Dupree  GOLD ind
Pan-American Games
2013 Miles Chamley-Watson GOLD team
                                           Bronze ind
2012 Miles Chamley Watson GOLD team
          Nicole Ross  GOLD team
2011 Miles Chamley-Watson  GOLD team
        Nicole Ross                 Gold team
2009 Miles Chamley Watson GOLD team
                                           SILVER ind
        Nicole Ross     GOLD team
2008 Miles Chamley-Watson GOLD team
2003 Daniel Kellner GOLD ind
                             GOLD team
        Jon Tiomkin  BRONZE ind
European Foil Cups
2012 Sara Taffel BRONZE  medal Italy
 2012 James Sands SILVER ind Italy
                              BRONZE ind Germany
2011 Sara Taffel  GOLD  ind Germany
National Championships
2005 Jed Dupree GOLD ind
2004  Dan Kellner GOLD ind
2003 Jon Tiomkin GOLD ind
2002 Jed Dupree GOLD ind
2000 Dan Kellner SILVER ind
1998 Dan Kellner SIVER ind
1997 Dan Kellner SILVER ind