Fencer: Chris Galesloot started fencing foil at the age of 8 and became youth champion of the Netherlands in all age-groups and represented The Netherlands on junior world-cups, European Championships, senior world-cups, Senior European and World Championships. His best international result is a last 16 on a senior world cup.
Coach: Chris has been coaching since he was 15 years old, and became a full-time professional coach when he moved to England in 2009 after he retired from fencing himself. He is currently Master in charge of Fencing at Brentwood School, Head Foil Coach at Eltham College, assistant-coach at Salle Boston and owner of Allez Fencing. Pupils trained by him in England have won youth tournaments, Public Schools' Titles and a National Youth Title.
Chris was as National Dutch Foil Coach present at many junior and senior World Cups, European and World Championships. His best coaching results are with Dutch senior foilist Sebastiaan Borst winning the Leon Paul Satellite A-Grade twice in row and a Quarter-final at the Senior European Championships 2011 in Sheffield.