Club Officers

Barry Paul

Barry Paul (born 10 May 1948) is a British fencer. He competed in the individual and team foil events at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics and won multiple British National Championships.

Caroline Woollard
Manager / Secretary

Caroline has been Secretary of Salle Paul since 2011 and looks after the club membership. Her son, Max Woollard, is a fencer at Salle Paul.
All the members of the Salle Paul Foil Advisory Board are volunteers and give their time and expertise to the club for the benefit of its members and the development of the club.

Paul Winter

A long-standing fencing member of Salle Paul, Paul has been Treasurer of the club accounts since 2010.

Dr Clare Halsted
Welfare Officer

An Olympic fencer in her own right in the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games, Clare’s son Laurence Halsted competed in the GB Foil Team at the London Olympics 2012. Clare is Salle Paul’s Welfare Officer and a Board Member of British Fencing where she is Chair of the International Youth Committee which manages the Cadet (U17) and Junior (U20) development programme.

Maciej Wojtkowiak
Head Coach

Maciej is Head Coach at Salle Paul where he directs the overall development of the club and our fencers. He is also the Lead Talent Coach for the GB National Senior Foil Squad preparing our foil fencers for Rio and future Olympic Games. Polish-born Maciej is from Poznan. He is a key member of the British Fencing World Class Performance Programme.
Maciej is a registered coach with British Fencing.