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Jujie Luan

Head Coach


The Edmonton Fencing Club is honoured to have had Jujie Luan as its coach since 1989. Jujie is an Olympic gold medallist, four time Olympian, and eight time Canadian national champion. Having competed in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics at age 50, Jujie is truly an inspiration to all who know her. She has over 35 years of fencing expertise and over 25 years of coaching experience. Many athletes have qualified for provincial and national teams, and several for the Olympics, under her instruction. A wife and mother, Jujie is a favourite among both parents and fencers.


Daniel Gu

Assistant Coach


Daniel, Jujie's only son, has grown up with fencing. His successes include winning the Canadian Senior National Championship and consistent top three rankings with the Canadian Fencing Federation and Alberta Fencing Association. Having fenced at many provincial, national and international competitions, including four Junior and Cadet World Championships. Daniel brings extensive experience to his coaching portfolio. Daniel started coaching at the St. Albert Outreach Fencing Program and began coaching at the Edmonton Fencing Club in 2012.


Jerrica Gu

Assistant Coach


Jerrica, Jujie's daughter, has been part of the fencing world since birth. Jerrica is an experienced fencer with an incredible level of natural talent. Her many successes include winning the Canadian Cadet and Junior National Championships and a 4th place finish at the 2013 Junior World Championships in Junior Women's Team Foil. She first started coaching at the St. Albert Outreach Fencing Program and has been coaching classes at the EFC since 2012. Jerrica brings superb talent, a love for children and a great understanding of the sport at all levels to her coaching position.

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