Last Updated: 21 September 2022
The purpose of the BF Athlete Representation Panel (ARP) is to provide a representative voice for GBR athletes on the GBR international performance pathway to Olympic success (Athletes), in particular those involved with the BF Athlete Development Programme (ADP). It is intended to:
Athletes will be provided with free training to support them in their roles, delivered by the British Athletes Commission.
Following a nomination and election process supported by the British Athlete Commission (BAC), the BF Athlete Representative Panel consists of the following five athletes. Please note that no nominations were received for women’s foil, men’s foil and women’s sabre.
Kat Smith Taylor (Women’s Epee)
Billy Shepherd (Men’s Epee)
Gemma Collis (Women’s Para)
Piers Gilliver (Men’s Para)
Will Deary (Men’s Sabre)
Profiles of each member of the ARP will be added to this page in due course. Contact details of the members of the panel are available via firstname.lastname@example.org. We will only give out contact details to verified GBR senior athletes that are members of BF.
The ARP will meet four times per year either in person during training camps and/or post competitions or via Zoom/Skype/Facetime.
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