Elyse Gurnowski, Coach

Elyse got her start fencing back in 2002 at the Hackettstown High School varsity program and the Medeo fencing club; she was trained by Yakov Danilenko and has competed on both the national and international level.

She was recruited to The Ohio State University where she was a four-year starter and was honored with the privilege of being a volunteer assistant coach to The Ohio State team.

Her educational background is a Bachelor of Science in education and counseling with a focus on adolescent development. She has been coaching since 2011 and brings her own unique style and intensity to the sport of fencing; focusing on fencing fundamentals, strength/conditioning, nutrition and a passion for life.