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Meet the Coaches

Coach and Owner Gerhard Guevarra

coachgerhardguevarraE-mail:  guevarragv@allamericanfencing.com
Fencing History and Bio:
Gerhard began fencing in his freshman year at UNC-Chapel Hill.  During his sophomore year, he joined the UNC-Chapel Hill Varsity Fencing team and began training under Fencing Master Dr. Ron C. Miller.

Gerhard has been coaching since 1999 with numerous success with his students including Junior Olympic Qualifiers and Regional Youth Circuit Finalists.  He continues to compete nationally but has fenced internationally, competing in the 2006 Vancouver World Cup and has won several North Carolina Division Championships.

Gerhard has a B.A. in Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science.  He has been a middle school Business Technology teacher and recreation center director.  He has also been an Army Reservist, completing his 8 year commitment in 2003.  He is currently a School Liaison Officer for Fort Bragg and the Department of the Army.

He now lives in Fayetteville with his wife (Jennifer), sons (Gabriel and Liam) and daughters (Grace and Isabelle). Gabriel has also started to fence with the All-American Fencing Academy.

 

Coach John Page

coachjohnpageFencing History and Bio:
John Page fencing experience began in the 1970’s at New York University where he was collegiate teammates with Olympian Peter Westbrook.  He was Sectional Champion and earned a B rating during the height of his competition career.

When he began coaching with the All-American Fencing Academy, his spouse, Ines Page, also started fencing and training with the club and competing occasionally.

John provides a wealth of experience and great personal fencing training to the All-American Fencing Academy’s fencers.  John Page heads up the teen and adult fencing program, but is available for private lessons as well.  He’s trained many of All-American Fencing Academy’s successful teen and adult fencers including UNC-Chapel Hill recruit, Brianna Osinski (class of 2014).  John is an avid student of fencing and is enthusiastic about coaching and his students.