The Cateran Society

An Comunn Ceatharnach

The Mentor’s Council

The Mentor’s Council consists of all Mentors and Caterans of the Cateran Society.

Headmaster: This is not a “master” rank as found in other martial arts. “Headmaster” is the customary term for the head instructor or principal of any Academy, and our Headmaster is in charge of overseeing instruction through our Apprenticeship Program. In addition, whichever branch Academy the Headmaster personally oversees will be the official head school of the Cateran Society Broadsword Academy. The current Headmaster is Cateran Society founder Christopher Scott Thompson. The Headmaster of the Broadsword Academy is also the President (Ceann Suidhe) of the Cateran Society as a whole.

Tanist: The Tanist (Tanaiste) is the Vice President of the Cateran Society. His job is to assist the President, and he is appointed by the serving President. The current Tanist is Cateran Matt Park.

Constable: the Constable is responsible for upholding the standards of the Galloglass by encouraging all members to actively seek martial challenges and to conduct themselves according to the commitments of the Galloglass.


(Certified to Teach Levels I-V)

Christopher Scott Thompson- Headmaster

Mathew Park- Tanist

Heiko Große- Constable of the Galloglass

Bhiatailidh Negoda MacDhùghaill

Matt Tice

Seth Robinson

Sergey Osipov

Timo Seppälä

Mentors Certified to Teach Level IV:

J. Maas

Jake Hodgson

Mentors Certified to Teach Level III:

Alex Große

Erik Middleton

Randy Terrett

Mentors Certified to Teach Level II:

Randal Gustitis

Elmo Mackay

Robin John Price


Mentors Certified to Teach Level I:

Tsevi Dai Aho

Jonathan Alford

James Black

Wyatt Campbell

John-Michael Dimond

Chris Dyer

Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon

Caitlin Leigh Halvorson

Sam Irving

Justin Kirck

Alex Mahler (Deceased)

Shannon Julius McDowell

James Mungall

Jeff Nadwidny

Daria Osipova

Thomas Proctor

JT Purdom

Ricky Rickert

Peter Stabel

Jonah Tannahill

Tero Ulvinen

Micah Wendell

5 thoughts on “The Mentor’s Council

  1. Pingback: The Cataran Society | Bertoni Media

  2. Benjamin Pelzer on said:

    Is there any way to find someone who is willing to mentor me in broadsword fighting in Halifax?

  3. Is there anyone that is available for mentoring near Ogden, UT?

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