Sport Development Officer

NI Fencing would like to welcome Johnny Davis to the team, we look forward to working with him over the coming seasons.

Johnny will be working to promote fencing within Northern Ireland.

Johnny Davis competed internationally for over 20 years representing GB at 2 Olympic Games and 5 World Championships and competed at 4 Commonwealth Championships for Northern Ireland.

Professionally he has experience of organising major sporting events – European Fencing Championships , World Boccia Cup , World Police and Fire Games – as well as having worked for Triathlon Ireland as a Development Officer. He currently represents British Fencing as the Olympic Team Manager.

Speaking about his appointment he said –

“ I am really excited and grateful to be taking on the new role as Development Officer for NI Fencing. Fencing as a sport , and fencing in Northern Ireland where I started my career , have been cornerstones of my life for the last 40 years and I am looking forward to trying to develop the reach of our fantastic sport locally. In conjunction with the work I do in fencing on the International stage I am confident that we can raise the awareness of our sport and attract new participants”