Cannon Fencing Academy

*6310 S. Monaco Ct., Centennial, CO 80111**720-598-BOUT (2688)**

Patricia Szelle Cannon was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary.  In 1994 she was recruited to The Ohio State University on a full-fencing scholarship.  During her college career she served as the women's team captain while all four years she became an NCAA All-American.  While fencing for the Buckeyes, Patricia also completed two separate bachelor degrees. After two years of working she went back to pursue her Master of Business Administration (MBA) also at The Ohio State University.  

Coach Patricia Szelle Cannon (FOIL)

10 years into her career in Supply Chain/Logistics, Patricia realized her true passion of being a fencing coach and business owner.  She is a mother of 4, living in Centennial CO.

Some of her accomplishments include:

  • Four-time NCAA All-American (The Ohio State University (1995-99)
  • The Ohio State University’s Hall of Fame Inductee (2006)
  • Midwestern Collegiate Conference Champion (1996)
  • Top rated Fencing Referee
  • Voted Midwest Referee of the Year
  • Top 10 at the Cadet World Championships
  • 3-time member of the Hungarian National Team (1991-93)
  • 16-time Hungarian Foil Champion (1987-1994)
  • Co-founder and former Head Foil Fencing Coach at Columbus Fencing & Fitness