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    Bin Lu:
Head Coach and BFC owner.  Coach Bin splits his time between Baltimore Fencing Center and his fencing clubs in China. 
 
 

Coach Nic Alexe (Cockeysville) teaches Intermediate and Youth Competition Foil.  Nic Alexe won the Romanian Juniors National title in 1969, at the age of 14. He was a member of the Romanian Nat'l Olympic Team (72-75) and active in Romanian fencing until 1986 when he relocated to the USA. He is active in fencing instruction in the Lancaster PA area for 20 years before starting L'Equipe Fencing Club in Leola. He coached NCAA Division fencers Sophia Mandour and Karina Wang who fence for The University of North Carolina and Harvard, respectively. These BFC fencers also fenced for the United States at International competitions.
 
 
Lauren Milligan began fencing while a student at Haverford College.  After a 15-year hiatus to focus on career and family, she returned to the sport as a competitive fencer.  She is an assistant coach in foil and epee.  Lauren consistently finishes in top eight  (foil and epee) at USA Fencing National Competitions in the veterans (40+) events. 
 
 

 
 
Russ Cain has been with the Columbia club since its inception. He started fencing for recreation in 1981 at the University of Virginia and has fenced on and off since then. He leads the Adult Intro Class, the  Adult Beginner Level, and the Intermediate Foil classes in Columbia. He earned a coaching certification from the United States Fencing Coaches Association as a foil Moniteur. He has successfully completed training in Foil and Saber at the USFA National Coaching Development Program's Coaches' College. Russ maintains current Red Cross certification on CPR, AED, and Sport Medicine.
 

 
Coach Pam Dressel Originally a National level Dressage rider/trainer, Pam became interested in fencing when her daughter wanted to try the sport.  This ignited a passion for fencing and a career change. Pam trains with Adrian Trenea, and competes regularly at the regional and national level in the senior and veteran category.  In 2019, she earned a coaching certification from the United States Fencing Coaches Association as a foil Moniteur. Her coaching philosophy is to provide a positive space to enhance the personal growth, and love of the sport, in each student. Pam has been a foil coach at BFC since 2011. She is also the current Chair of the Maryland Division of the USA Fencing Association.
 
   
   
   
 
 
 
Bruce Milligan has been coaching at BFC since the club's founding, and prior to that, was a high school and college fencing coach. In 1988, as head coach at Vassar College, he was named Mid- Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Assoc. "Coach of the Year." In 2002 and '06 he was a member of the U.S. foil team at the Veterans World Fencing Championships, placing 14th and 16th in those events respectively. Bruce was the 2011 U.S. Vets-60 Men's Foil National Champion, and placed 5th in 2012. Bruce is the former Director of Operations for BFC and is now coaching beginning through competitive level members.
 
 
 
Coach Adrian Trenea is BFC's Foil coach. He trained as a youth fencer at the Satu Mare fencing club under five time Romanian Olympian fencer and coach Ecateria Stahl-lencic.  Adrian was a Romanian Junior and Senior National Champion and has coaching credentials from the Romanian National Academy in Bucharest, He has, since his arrival to the US in 2013, coached youth, senior, and veteran fencers at Baltimore Fencing Center. Several of whom have represented the US on national teams. A few of Adrian's students are currently fencing for Harvard, Norte Dame, and University of North Carolina varsity foil teams. He is also an NCAA coach for the Division III foil squad at Johns Hopkins University.