Meet The Coaches

Meet the Coaches

Excelling to the next level is just simple determination

Tsanko Hantov

Tsanko Hantov has been the owner and head coach at Windy City Fencing since 2006, and has extensive experience training fencers at all levels.

Many of Tsanko’s students in the last 17 years has been highly recruited from the top US colleges as : Stanford, Columbia NY, Duke, Notre Dame, Yale  ,Ohio State and many more.  Lots of his fencers were offered athletic scholarships .

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He competed in the 2000 Olympic Games and won a Bronze Medal at the 2001 World Championships in the Modern Pentathlon. In 2003 Tsanko finished 5th at the European Championship in the Czech  Republic . In 2004 he was 7th at the European Championship in Albena, Bulgaria. In 2007 he won the South America Open Championship in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . He has competed in 11 World Pentathlon Junior and Senior  Championships and has won several medals from  World Cups and International events.

Tsanko was National Senior Champion in 1998 and National Junior Champion in 1995 and 1996 in Men’s Epee in Bulgaria. He is a graduate of the National Sports Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria.
After his 2004 Olympic trial, he moved to USA with his family. In 2012 Tsanko became a US citizen.

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Sergiy Kravchenko

Coach Sergiy Kravchenko graduated National University of  Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine.

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(Kiev, Ukraine) as teacher of physical education, fencing/modern pentathlon coach. He also graduated Didorenko Lugansk State University of  Internal Affairs (Lugansk, Ukraine)- law department with the specialty – lawyer.

 

In his sports career Sergiy was a 1997-2005 Ukrainian National  Team member in Modern Pentathlon. In 1998  he become three-time World Junior Champion,/ Usti Nad Labem, Czech Republic/ in individual competition, team and team-relay competitions.

 

As a fencing coach ,Sergey Kravchenko have over 10 years of coaching experience working with every ages and levels.
He started working at Windy City Fencing in Jan 2018

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Igor Kholopov

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Ania Garina

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