Blackbelt Information

Yudansha include all students who have achieved and are recognized as receiving Black Belt ranking.  This page includes short biographies of our instructors and photos of all current Black Belt students to assist parents and students in knowing who is instructing them.


Instructors

Founder, Master Greg Vasquez (Hachi Dan) was born in 1958 and received his Sho Dan on October 12, 1996. He received his Hachi-Dan on December 6, 2014 from Master Rod Crimmins and Master Karl Hovey. Master Vasquez owns and operates the Dillsburg Karate Academy.

Founder, Sensei Gary Diven (Go Dan) was born in 1958, and to our great sadness, passed away in 2010.


Memorial Page

Master Rod Crimmins (Ku Dan) has studied Isshinryu since 1969. Master Crimmins received his Hachi-Dan in 2004, and his Ku-Dan in 2012 from Grandmaster Ed McGrath.
Sensei Zach Miller (Roku Dan) was born in 1986 received his Sho Dan on December 10, 1999. He received his Roku-Dan on April 26, 2014.
Sensei Patrick Kane (Go Dan) has been studying Isshinryu since 1995, received his Sho Dan on October 10, 1998 and his Go-Dan in December 2012
Sensei Joe Bennett (Go Dan) was born in 1961, received his Sho Dan on June 26, 2006 and his Go-Dan on April 23, 2016. Sensei Bennett is an instructor in the Kids Class.
Sensei Mark Stephens (Go Dan) was born in 1958, received his Sho Dan on July 12, 2004 and his Go-Dan on June 22, 2016. Sensei Stephens joined the DKA in 2002.
Sensei Terri Tamecki (Go Dan) was born in 1963, received her Sho Dan on October 28, 2002 and her Go-Dan on June 22, 2016. Sensei Tamecki is an instructor in the Kids Class.
Sensei Clark Miller (San Dan) received his Sho Dan on January 11, 2010 and his San-Dan on March 23, 2016.
Sensei Ralph Miller (San Dan) received his Sho Dan on November 8, 2010 and his San-Dan on March 23, 2016. Sensei Ralph MIller is an instructor in the Kids Class.
Sensei. Jason Tortorici (San Dan) recevied his Sho Dan in 2009 and his San-Dan on February 20, 2017.

Blackbelt Students

Mr. Evan Amsrud (NI Dan) received his Sho-Dan in 2014 and his Ni-Dan in 2017.
Mr. Colton Hagarman (Ni Dan) received his promotion in 2016 and his Ni-Dan in 2017.
Mr. Matthew Hillyer (Sho Dan) received his promotion in 2011.
Mr. Tyler Rodgers (Sho Dan) received his promotion in 2016.
Mr. Dean Maxwell (Sho Dan) received his promotion in 2017.
Ms. Taylor Ebersole (Sho Dan) received her promotion in 2017.


Please click on the symbol on the symbol to the left to see a list of those students who were associated with our dojo who have received a Sho Dan or higher rank.


Last Modifed on 09/08/2017 19:36;44