Sensei Marla has been teaching Shotokan Karate in Glencoe since 1988. She holds the rank of Rokudan, which is a 6th Degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate, 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and 1st Kyu brown belt in Aikido. Sensei Marla is a National Coach for the A.A.U. Senior and Jr. Karate Teams. She is an A.A.U. National Gold Medalist in Kumite (sparring). She won the Coach of the Year Award in 1999 and was inducted into the A.A.U. Hall of Fame. Sensei Marla was the Gold Medalist at the 1985 Maccabiah Games in Israel.
Sensei Rob is a 4th Degree Black Belt and National Champion in Kata. Sensei Rob has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Child Development from National Louis University. He started teaching Shotokan Karate since 2007
Sensei Mike is a 3rd Degree Black Belt and National Kumite Champion. He has been teaching karate in Glencoe since 1989.
Sensei Jeff is a 4th Degree Black Belt and National Kumite Champion. Sensei Jeff has a Master’s Degree in Education and has been teaching karate in Glencoe since 1991