Coach Nellya Sevostyanova started fencing at the age of eleven and was a professional fencer for around twenty years. She was participated in seven World Championships, medalist at numerous Continental Championships in addition to participating in the Sydney, Olympic games in 2000.
Nellya received her Master Degree from the Kazakstan Institute of Physical Education. She started her coaching career in 2004 at the Fencers Club working with one of the most successful foil instructors in the United States, Buckie Leach. They produced many Youth, Cadet, and Junior National Champions in addition to over 100 National medalists.
Nellya started working at MFC in 2008 and has started to raise many International, National and Regional medalists. She has been an assistant coach for St. John’s University from 2009 to 2015 and prepared bronze medalist of NCAA individual competition, Evgeniya Kirpecheva, in 2010 and 2011 and Marta Husman 2015
In 2010 and 2011, Nellya has been working as a National Coach with the US Cadet National Team.
Evgenya Kirpicheva – Bronze medalist NCAA 2010-2011
Marta Husman – Bronze medalist NCAA 2015, Top 32 Grand Peix in Cairo Egypt 2019.
Karina Yaroshenko – Bronze medal Y-10 National Championships 2013, Top 8 finished Y-10 Summer National Championships 2013, Top 8 finished Y-12 National Championships 2014, Gold medalist International Tournament in Germany 2011,2012,2013
Maria Stamos – Top 8 finished Y-12 National Championships 2014, Silver medalist International Tournament in Germany team 2013, Silver medalist International Tournament Marathon Fleuret in Paris 2015. Cadets USA National Team 2017, 2018. Gold medalist Junior Olympic 2020.
Carter Hodges – Gold medalist International tournament in Germany 2013, Team National Champion at Junior Olympic 2019 MF team, Top 8 finished – Cadets at Summer Nationals 2018, Junior at NAC 2019, Division 1 at NAC 2019. Cadets USA National Team 2018.
David Prilutsky -Top 8 finished Y-10 National Championships 2014, Bronze medalist Y10 Summer Nationals Champion 2014, Bronze medalist International Tournament in Germany 2013. Top 8 finished Marathon Fleuret in Paris. Silver medalist Div2 National Championship 2017.
Montana Lee -Gold medalist International tournament in Germany 2013, Team Silver medalist of National Championship in 2014 MFC team, Bronze medalist Y10 National Championship 2015.
Eileen Ye -Team Silver Medalist of National Championships MFC team 2014. Top 8 finished Y10 National Championship 2015.
Anna Rebbeca Ferreti – Team Silver medalist of National Championships MFC team 2014, Top 8 finished Y14 International Tournament In Wroclowa Poland. Top 8 finished Div1A National Championship 2021.
Jack Oursler – USA Cadets National Team 2019, Team National Champion at Junior Olympic 2019.Top 8 finished Satellite World Cup in Guadalajara Mexico 2021.
Frederick Fogelson – Top 8 finished Y10 National Championship 2016, Bronze medalist Div3 National Championship 2018. Top 8 finished Cadets NAC 2021.