The Team

Leicester Fencing Club is primarily run by volunteers, they do this for the simple joy of encouraging more people to join in their favourite sport, allow me to introduce everyone here.


Lee Garner – Vice Chair & Coach

Previous Popic1sitions Held : Chairman, Child Protection Officer, Competition Secretary.
Coaching Qualifications : BAF Level 1 Foil, Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults, First Aid for Sports.
Coaching Experience : Assistant Coach from 2007 – 2009, Full Foil Coach from 2009 to present & Mini Fencing Coach with the demonstration team at the 2009 Special Olympics.
Fencing Qualifications : Foil Level Grade 1 – 6 & Epee Level Grade 1 – 2.
Fencing Experience : Captain of the Leicester Fencing Club B Team from 2006 – 2012 for the LRFU League ( League Winners in 2012 ), 2006 East Midlands Beginners Foil Silver Medallist, 2007 East Midlands Beginners Bronze Medallist, 2008 East Midlands Intermediates Bronze Medallist, 2008 Cornhill Cup Bronze Medallist, 2009 Cornhill Cup Silver Medallist, 2012 Cornhill Cup Gold Medallist, 2012 Games Maker Volunteer for the 2012 London Olympics Fencing Event.

Steve Smith – Deputy Chair & Head Sabre Coach

Steve has been fencing for more years than anyone else, he’s been running the Sabre arm of the club for 14 years.
He holds
BAF Sabre Coach
BAF Level 1 Foil
Member of the British Academy of Fencing
Member of the British Fencing Association

Julie Guy – Treasurer, Coach & Child Protection Officer.

Julie has been a member of LFC for some time, both as a member and a coach. Julie has been keeping an eye on our pennies for the last few years.

Craig Bustin – Assistant Coach & Chairman

Craig has been one of the members of LFC for some time, he holds a grade one foil coach’s qualification and assists the beginners courses.

Caitlin & Libby – Board Youth Representatives.

Caitlin and Libby have both been fencing for around 3 years now and take a keen interest in furthering the club for all of it’s juniors.