BRITISH FENCING COMMUNITY AWARDS

2019-2020 Awards

 

The annual British Fencing Community Awards recognise the best of our clubs, coaches, fencers and volunteers and their contribution to fencing.

The 2019-2020 awards took place online, with the winners announced throughout December 2020.

British Fencing Community Awards Winners 2019-2020

 

Performance Athlete of the Year – Sponsored by Pulseroll 

Marcus Mepstead

Young Athlete of the Year (Junior/u20) – Sponsored by Pulseroll 

Teagan Williams-Stewart

Wheelchair Athlete of the Year

Piers Gilliver

Performance Coach of the Year

Dan Kellner

Development Coach of the Year

Chris Howser

Community Coach of the Year

Paul Davis

Outstanding Contribution by a Referee

Jennifer Sancroft

Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer

Viv Mills

Performance Club of the Year

Newham Swords

Development Club of the Year

Paul Davis Fencing Academy

Community Club of the Year – Sponsored by Playwaze 

Bristol Blades

University Club of the Year

University of Kent Fencing Club

Fencing Personality of the Year

Gillian Aghajan

Viveca Abrahams Memorial Innovation Award

Street Swords

 

British Fencing Community Awards Shortlisted Nominees 2019-2020

 

Athlete of the Year Nominees

The athletes listed below have been nominated in one or more Athlete of the Year award categories of Performance, Young (Junior/U20) and Wheelchair.

Alec Brooke

Benjamin Andrews

Carolina Stutchbury

Marcus Mepstead

Piers Gilliver

Teagan Williams-Stewart

 

Coach of the Year Nominees

The coaches listed below have been nominated in one or more Coach of the Year award categories of Performance, Development and Community.

Anthony Klenczar

Chris Howser

Dan Kellner

Ian Lichfield

Neil Bromley

Paul Davis

Pierre Harper

Tamas Kovacs

 

Outstanding Contribution by a Referee Nominees

Jennifer Sancroft

Patrick Jennings

Phil Elliot

 

Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer Nominees

Gillian Aghajan

Jacqui Lever

Viv Mills

 

Club of the Year Nominees

The clubs listed below have been nominated in one or more Club of the Year categories of Performance, Development and Community.

Bristol Blades

Crawley Sword

Fencers Club London

Knightsbridge Fencing Club

Newham Swords

Paul Davis Fencing Academy

 

University Club of the Year Nominees

Durham University

Lancaster University

University of Kent

Viveca Abrahams Memorial Innovation Award Nominees

Shield of Endeavour (Paul Davis Fencing Academy)

Street Swords (Beth Davidson/Stewart Watson)

 

Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees

Gillian Aghajan

Johnny Davis

Peter Jacobs

Pierre Harper

Professor Sue Benney

 

Fencing Personality of the Year Nominees

Chris Howser

Gillian Aghajan

Matt Cooper

 

The criteria for the 2019-2020 awards can be found below:

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