Name: Nicole Ross
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Foil Fencing
Event(s): Individual, Team
Height: 5-6
Weight: 120
DOB: 1/15/1989
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Columbia Preparatory School (New York, N.Y.) '07
College: Columbia University ’13, Art History; The New School, MA candidate in Psychology
Team/Club: New York Athletic Club
Coach(es): Jimmy Moody
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 12th (individual), 4th (team)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, 6th (team), 25th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – bronze (team)
  • Years of participation: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2018 (team)
  • Silver – 2017 (team)
  • Bronze – 2019 (team)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships, 1st (individual women’s foil)
Personal: Daughter of Aimee and David Ross...Began fencing at age 9…Was inspired to learn the sport after watching the movie “The Princess Bride”...Tore her ACL at a qualifying event in December of 2020, but returned to compete on the World Cup circuit in January before undergoing reconstructive surgery in May of 2020...Currently serves as a volunteer assistant coach at Harvard and previously as an assistant coach at Cornell...Served as a program coordinator for Win4Youth, Adecco Group North America's social and philanthropic organization...Speaks French...Began pursuing her master’s in psychology at The New School