Tim's two passions are education and sports. As a 2001 New York corps member, he led his students to success and also developed perseverance and the ability to achieve big goals. He carried these lessons with him after the corps as a professional fencer. Tim has competed in two Olympic games, winning silver in the 2008 Beijing games. Tim continues to work with low-income communities. He's founded Fencing in Schools, a non-profit with the mission to motivate students in all areas of life through the sport of fencing.