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Competition mentors

This page contains a list of referrals for math competition training at various levels. They are divided into two categories:

  • Small programs offering either 1:1 instruction or small group lessons; and
  • Individuals offering 1:1 instruction.

The lists below are in alphabetical order. Larger programs (not in the categories above) are not included in this list.

Suggestions for additions to this list (including self-nominations) are welcome.



  • Primary contact: Ali Cy; ($\text{president}\texttt{@}\text{athemath}{.}\text{org}$)
  • Website:;
  • 1:5 instruction for nonbinary and female students only.
  • Athemath provides a hybrid math program which includes small group math lessons for students, along with fun community-building events like games and movies. All teachers are female/nonbinary and MOPpers/MPfG winners. We are a nonprofit and our program costs only \$90 for 3 months.

Xinke’s Math Academy#

  • Primary contact: Xinke Guo-Xue ($\text{xinkeguoxue}\texttt{@}\text{gmail}{.}\text{com}$)
  • Website:
  • Open to small group lessons, with classes capped at 12 students per class. Open to private lessons on a limited and case-by-case basis.
  • Xinke Guo-Xue runs small group lessons for students interested in preparing for Mathcounts, AMC, and AIME. He occasionally also runs classes for other extracurricular math topics and introductory olympiad level topics. He studied math at MIT as an undergraduate, and is passionate about math education.


Alex Villaro Krüger#

  • Contact: $\text{alex}@\text{drechslerspil}{.}\text{dk}$
  • 1:1 instruction
  • I’m interested in tutoring one on one with students who are interested in olympiads and in exploring problems over a longer time (for instance problems leading to existing theory). I study mathematics in Moscow, but I am from Denmark where I have taken initiative to Nordic participation in RMM, among other things. However, I do not have personal experience in US specific olympiads such as AIME.

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