The Athlete Council is composed of 11 athletes - one athlete representatives for each weapon and gender (totaling 6), four incumbent members from the previous Athlete Council, and one wheelchair Athlete. If any athlete has a weapon-specific concern, problem, protest, or question, the athlete should contact their weapon representative which can be found by locating him or her below in bold.  Any issues in general should be sent to the Athlete Chair, Soren Thompson.

Athlete Representative Board of Directors: Soren Thompson, Cody Mattern, and Daria Schneider



Contact Information

Ryan Estep


Natalie Vie

Women's Epee

Daria Schneider

Women's Sabre

Doris Willette

Women’s Foil

Greg Chang

Men's Foil

Jeff Spear

Men's Sabre

Cody Mattern

Men's Epee Representative 
(USA Fencing Representative to the USOC AAC)

Soren Thompson

Men's Epee (incumbent)

Holly Buechel

Women's Epee (incumbent)

Iris Zimmermann

Women's Foil (incumbent)

Rafael Suarez

Men's Foil fencer (incumbent)