Our Team

Managing Director & Head Fencing Coach

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FRANK MUSTILLI

Frank has trained and developed individual champions in District, State, National & World Championships.
  • 36 Championships
  • 63 District Championships
  • 16 Iron Hills Conference Championships
  • 9 individual State Championships
  • 5 National Champions
  • 2 World Champions
Frank Mustilli has been an integral part of New Jersey’s illustrious fencing programs since 1991.
Frank’s professional expertise encourages self-esteem, self-confidence and enthusiasm. His proficiency in all weapons, combined with the desire and passion of his students propel them and their teams to top rankings in district, state, regional, national and world championships.
Frank founded New Jersey Fencing Alliance (NJFA) a 501 (c) 3 in 2004. At 17,000 sq. ft. it is one of the largest facilities in the country. The Club is dedicated to introducing the sport of fencing to people of all ages, athletic ability, and diversity.

Foil Coach

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MOATAZ ABDELKAREM

  • 1 Gold at Arab Games in (Doha, 2011)
  • 1 Gold at Arab Championships in (Cairo, 2010)
  • 6th at Mediterranean Games in (Cairo, 2005)
  • 7th at Mediterranean Games in (Turkey, 2004)
  • Many gold/silver medals won in National Competitions
Moataz Abdelkarem was born raised in Egypt, as a child, he practiced many different sports, but his passion was always to become a fencer.  Moataz started fencing at 8 years old, and after many tournaments and intense fencing programs, he became a member of the Egyptian National Team. During that time Moataz participated in many national and international competitions. As a member, he fenced for the Prestigious National Team for 10 years.
When he received the opportunity to use his professional experience in the United States, he was very proud to not only represent Egypt but also be able to work with other international fencers in this country.  Moataz currently coaches young boys and girls from ages 5-15 years old. He coaches basic foundations and techniques of fencing. He also serves as a referee at USA Fencing tournaments throughout the region.
From Moataz: "This sport is very rewarding yet demanding. Fencing requires commitment and passion. However, the results are tremendously beneficial and leave you having a powerful workout regimen, also building your physical strength and stamina. Not to mention the ability to process very quickly, mentally and physically.
In essence, fencing is referred to as “Playing a physical game of chess”.

Epee Coach

Ale Teran

ALEJANDRA TERAN

  • Bronze Medal Centro American Games (2018)
  • Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil (2016)
  • Gold Medal Pan American Qualification Championships (2016)
  • Bronze Medal Pan American Championships (2011, Team Event)
  • Bronze Medal Pan American Games (2011)
  • Gold Medal Junior Pan American Champion (2011)
  • Silver Medal Centro American Games (2010)
Alejandra Terán is a Mexican fencer. She competed in the women's épée event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2017, she competed in the women's team foil event at the 2017 Pan American Fencing Championships held in Montreal, Canada. Alejandra also holds a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science.

 

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