Wildcat Fencing Club is the Northwestern University-affiliated Fencing Club for Chicagoland communities. Classes, practices, and camps are held on the Evanston Campus of Northwestern University. The club is run by the Northwestern University Fencing Team Coaching Staff, including Zach Moss, Eric Momberg, Luther Clement, and Alisha Gomez.

Whether you are brand new to fencing and just want to try it out or are an experienced competitor looking to take your game to the next level, Wildcat Fencing Club is for you! Open to any and all.


Wednesday 6:00-9:00pm
Saturday 9am-1pm



Weapon/group 6pm-7pm 7pm-8pm 8pm-9pm
Foil Youth class (Y14*) Y14* Bouting Teen/Adult Class
Saber Mixed Age Class Bouting
Epee Mixed Age Class Bouting

*Y14 = Ages 14 and under


Weapon/Group 9am-10am 10am-11am 11am-12pm 12pm-1pm
Foil Youth class (Y14*) Y14* Bouting Teen/Adult Class Teen/Adult Bouting
Saber Mixed Age Class Bouting
Epee Mixed Age Class Bouting

*Y14 = Ages 14 and under

Wildcat Fencing Club runs classes 11 months of the year. The Club is closed during the month of July.

Zach Moss – Northwestern Fencing Head Coach
Eric Momberg – Northwestern Fencing Assistant Coach
Luther Clement – Northwestern Fencing Assistant Coach
Alisha Gomez-Shah – Northwestern Operations Assistant and former Northwestern All-American Fencer


Wildcat Fencing meets at Patten Gymnasium at 2407 Sheridan Road – https://goo.gl/YyU9D9.


There is parking lot available to the south side of the building for parking. Street parking is also available.

We have fencing attire available to borrow if needed. Please wear sneakers and long pants. No shorts permitted for safety reasons. A water bottle is also recommended.


To sign up for a non-member montly class package, you can click here – Sign up Now! If you have questions or would like to sign up for a membership as well as monthly class packs, please email wildcatfencingclub@gmail.com.


Membership Costs: $300/year

Membership provides discounted class and lesson fees.

Costs Member Non-Member Included
Starter $110/mo $160/mo 1 Class per Week, Open Fencing
Advanced $175/mo $285/mo Unlimited Classes, Open Fencing
Open Fencing Free $50/mo or $10/day 2 Hours of Open Bouting
Lessons $20 $30 15-20 Minutes of Individual Instruction
Drop-in Class $40 $50 1 Class, Open Fencing

*All prices are monthly except, Lessons and Drop-in Classes

As a US Fencing Member Club, all participants are required to have a US Fencing Membership. Memberships can be purchased online at http://www.usfencing.org/page/show/698114-individual-membership. They are yearly memberships and cost $10 per year for a Non-Competitive Membership and $70 per year for a Competitive Membership.