Coach Samantha “Sammi” Hansen is a Sr. at University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh (2022) Sammi graduated from Vernon hills high school in 2018. She was captain of the Thundercats Fencing Club varsity women’s foil team from 2015-2018. After VHHS, she fenced on the Lawrence University team. At Lawrence, her team competed against some of the top national programs and she fenced the recent US Gold Medalist from the Tokyo Olympics. Samantha joined Crimson blades staff in 2021.