Name: Jeff Spear
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Saber Fencing
Event(s): Team
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170
DOB: 6/28/1988
Birthplace: Albany, N.Y.
Hometown: Wyantskill, N.Y.
High School: Homeschooled
College: Columbia University '10, Evolutionary Biology of the Human Species; currently earning Ph.D. at New York University
Team/Club: New York Athletic Club (New York, N.Y.)
Coach(es): Aladar Kogler
Olympic Experience
  • London 2012, 8th (team)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – 4th (team), 43rd (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Top finish: 4th – 2017 (team)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2008 NCAA Fencing Championships, 1st (men’s individual saber)
Personal: Personal: Son of Karen Kimball and Frank Spear...Personal: Hobbies include reading, playing board games and spending time with family.