Kellner, Dan

Dan Kellner

2-time US National Foil champion
2004 Olympian

Formerly ranked #10 in the World in Men’s Foil, at the time was only the second US Men’s Foil fencer to ever be ranked in the Top 16 in the world

Member of the 2004 US Olympic Fencing Team & Captain of the US Men’s Foil Team – Placed 4th in the team event – Highest US Men’s Foil team finish since 1956

2004 Div. I US National Champion, Men’s Foil

2003, 1999 Member of the US Pan-Am Games Fencing Team

2003 Pan-American Gold Medalist, Individual and Team Event, Men’s Foil – First

US Men’s Foil fencer to win the Pan-Am individual title in 32 years; First US Men’s Foil Team to win the Pan-Am team title in 32 years

2006, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1997 Member of the US World

Championship Fencing Team (Didn’t fence in 2006 due to injury)

1999, 1997 Member of the US World University Games Fencing Team

4 Time NCAA All-American (Foil)

3-time All-Ivy League First Team Selection (Foil)

Class of 1998 Columbia University Connie S. Maniatty Outstanding Senior Student-Athlete Award

1998 NCAA Outstanding Men’s Foil Fencer

1997 Columbia University James Murray Memorial Trophy – awarded to the  fencer who has made the most significant contribution to the men’s team

1996 US Junior National Champion, Men’s Foil

1994 NJSIAA Boys Fencing 2nd Place (Foil)

1993 NJSIAA Boys Fencing Champion (Foil)

1993, 1994 1st Team All-State Fencing Team (Foil)


Currently the owner and head coach of the Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club.

First coach in US history to have a male fencer win the FIE World Cup.

Notable Students:

Race Imboden

First U.S. Men’s Fencer to  ever win the overall FIE World Cup

2014 Div. I US National Champion, Men’s Foil

Sam Moelis

2015 Cadet World Champion

2015 Junior World Championships – 7th Place

2015 Div. I US National Champion, Men’s Foil