Mallard Fencing

Our Coaches

Jane Clayton

Jane has been coaching for 26 years and is qualified to British Fencing Level 3 in foil and Level 1 in Épée.

Since becoming a veteran Jane has fenced in 13 Veteran World Championships best foil ranking was 6th. However, her best result to date is a bronze medal at the 2015 Vetran European Épée Championships.  In 2009 she won the bronze medal in the Individual Foil at the Veterans' Commonwealth Championships and the gold in the Veterans' Team Foil.   She won the Womans' British Veteran Épée Championship in 2010 and the Womans' British Veterans Foil Championships in 2012.


Patrick Stillman

Patrick is a masters student at the University of Kent, where he trains, but regularly helps out with coaching the youngsters and leading footwork sessions at Mallard on a Monday night.  Patrick is a British Fencing Level 2 coach in all three weapons, having qualified in January 2020.  Patrick is also proud to be a member of the Welsh Senior foil Squad.


Marion started her fencing career at the Olympic Centre in Offenbach, where she was taught and trained by the national Coach for Germany.
Her passion for foil " is the formula One of fencing with its finely-tuned technical complexity and speed..."
Has taken her around the world to participate in all major fencing events.
"Having the opportunity to share my experience and love for fencing as a teacher and coach is a huge privilege and a great joy".
Marion currently is a British Fencing level 2 Foil coach.

Dominique Kennett

Dominiquie is a British Fencing Level 1 Foil and a Sabre British Fencing Level 1 coach.