Vale Millennium Fencing Club Cleffyd Bro Morgannwg Mileniwm
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Meet our Team of unpaid Volunteers.

Vale Millennium Fencing Club Coaches, Welfare & Safeguarding Officers and Covid Officers are all unpaid volunteers who are members of British & Welsh Fencing, they have current Enhanced DBS checks, First Aid certificates, Sports Wales Safeguarding & Protecting certificates, Time to Listen and Welfare officer training and are on the current accreditated British Fencing Coaches, Welfare Officers, Team Manager, Covid Officer, referees registers. Welcome to our newest recruits, Youth Liaison: Charlie Wescott and Assistant Youth Liaison: Rhys Jackson, Website: Peter Regan and Social Media: Joe Bradley. (Photographs to follow). 


To view the registers please visit:


Richard Carbis
Safeguarding & Welfare Officer
Accredited BF Welfare Officer.
Fluent Welsh Speaker.
Richard can be contacted to answer any questions that are related to Welfare issues or concerns.
Lynne Schoen
Safeguarding & Welfare Officer
Accredited BF Welfare Officer.
Lynne can be contacted on any issue for advice on Welfare related issues or concerns.
Saskia Blair
Physio/First Aider
Saskia is a fully accredited physiotherapist and First Aider.

Saskia is an active competitive fencer and member of the Welsh Veteran International Women's Epee Squad.
Lynette Robinson
Coach & COVID officer
Accredited BF Foil/Epee coach.
BAF member
3 weapon BF Referee & Referee assessor
BF GBR/ADP/DiSE Lead Performance Team manager.
Chairman of Welsh Veterans Fencing, member of the Welsh Veteran International foil & sabre squads. GBR British Veteran World Championship sabreur.
Commonwealth sabre medallist.
Matt Russell
Coach & COVID Officer
Accredited BF Sabre Coach
Qualified Epee and Sabre referee
BF/WF Team Manager.
Welsh Fencing (Home Nations) Chairman.
John Rees
Accredited BF Epee coach.
Lead Performance British Fencing GBR Cadet/Junior/Senior Squad Coach.
Welsh Fencing Commonwealth Fencing Epee coach
Owain Carbis
Owain is the designated Welsh language coach for the Vale fencing club.
A competitive Vale fencer and former Welsh Squad member.
Accredited BF Epee coach.
Qualified BF foil and epee referee.
Dan Schoen
Dan is a long time competitive fencer.
Accredited BF Epee Coach.
Member of Aberystwyth Fencing Team.
Welsh speaker.
Qualified foil and epee referee.
Former Welsh Squad member.
Charlie Wescott
Youth Liaison
Charlie is the Youth Liaison for the Vale Millennium Club, he is a member of the Vale Committee with responsibility for bringing the youth views to the fore and bringing about positive change. Charlie has represented Wales at National and International events.
Rhys Jackson
Vice Youth Liaison
Rhys works closely with Charlie to give voice the ideas and changes of the younger member of the club. He has a voice on the Vale Committee to help implement positive change. Rhys has represented Wales at National and International events and has represented GBR at International events.
Peter Regan
Peter is a veteran fencer and is responsible for maintaining/updating the Vale website with all relevant details, from Covid restrictions to policy documents, event results. Peter is a member of the Vale committee.
Joe Bradley
Social Media
Joe had recently completed a fencing starter course when fencing activities came to a halt, he has enthusiastically undertaken to overview and run the Vale club social media. He will be keeping everyone informed as to new rules and regulations as necessary and to informing everyone through the social media platforms of our fencers event news.


Vale Fencing Club


The Vale Resort,

Hensol Park, Hensol.

Vale of Glamorgan.

CF72 8JY


Prior Booking is essential via Matt or Lyn at uk

Want to become a member?

Contact: email

Lyn Robinson at

Matt Russell at

or come for a "taster Session" this os only available on a Saturday morning from 0930-10.30am and pre-booking is essential with Lyn or Matt.

Club Commitee

Chair: Lyn Robinson

Vice Chair & Secretary: Matt Russell

Treasurer/First Aid & Club Physio: Saskia Blair

Welfare Officers: Lynne Schoen & Richard Carbis


Training Times: Saturday: Please refer to Covid Information page at this time. 


Cadets/Juniors interested in registering an interest to fence for Wales at the forthcoming Cadet/Junior CFF Commonwealth Fencing Championships to be held in Raipur, India during the August/Sept 2021 please visit the Welsh Fencing website to view the criteria and find out how to send an expression of interest in the selection day.

Kit Suppliers

Allstar-Uhlmann at

PBT at

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Swordpricefighters at


Bladesbrand at


The Fencing Shop at


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