Tang Soo Do Staff
JONI ARCHER – (2ND DEGREE CHIEF INSTRUCTOR)
Joni Archer is a 2nd Degree Black Belt with Pooler Karate. She teaches on a regular basis and trains consistently in order to increase her knowledge of American Tang Soo Do. Joni is a loving mother of Jorey Archer who is also a 1st Degree in AMTSD.
MATHEW SANGIORGE (HEAD INSTRUCTOR)
Mathew Sangiorge is a 1st Degree Black Belt with Pooler Karate. He assists with the Special Kicks classes, as well as the other classes offered here.
JOE MCNAMEE (INSTRUCTOR)
Mr. Joe has been involved with Martial Arts for over 30 Years. He is a veteran Black Belt, and has shown great leadership since the day he showed up with his son Garrett and his loving wife Victoria.
ROBERT PANATI (INSTRUCTOR)
Robert is one of the NEW additions to the Pooler Karate staff. He assists with advanced Jr. classes and has graciously dedicated himself to the Adult Tang Soo Do program.
ALANA KELLY (INSTRUCTOR)
Alana has been with Pooler Karate since 2012 and is a 1st degree blackbelt. She currently in charge of our advanced lil’ Ninjas class and trains consistently in order to increase her knowledge of American Tang Soo Do as she helps to mentor other young students.
Krav Maga Staff
TODD MASHBURN – (HEAD KRAV MAGA INSTRUCTOR)
Todd Mashburn is the head Krav Maga Instructor at Pooler Karate . He has been training in the highly aggressive and effective Israeli martial art for 10 years and has been teaching martial arts for nearly the same amount of time.
William Horne is one of Todd’s long time students and a certified Fit To Fight® Krav Maga and SPARology™ instructor. Having trained for over 8 years in Krav Maga, he has a good understanding of the self defense mindset and assists Todd with many aspects of the program including teaching Krav Maga classes and marketing/promotion.
DUSTIN EMRICH (INSTRUCTOR)
Dustin Emrich is another long time student, a Krav Maga brown belt and certified Fit ToFight® Krav Maga instructor. Dustin is very skilled and teaches Krav Maga, as well as our cardio-based “Krav-Fit” class.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Staff
JERRY GREENE- (BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU INSTRUCTOR)
Jerry Greene is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and teaches the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes.
STACEY GALVAN- (OFFICE)
Stacey handles most of the behind the scene action. She covers everything from signing up new students, keeping the school clean, and manning the register. She is the loving mother to our two students, Nevaeh and Tiki.