The senior instructors of the Toronto Wado-Kai collectively form the Senior Dan Council. As a group, their leadership directs the organization and provides leadership for instruction, event planning, information distribution, technical direction, ranking, public relations, marketing and administration.

Directors

President: Dave Manara 9th DanseniorBeltTechnique1
Club Registry and Black Belt Grading
416 801-7435

Vice President: Ray Kennedy 7th Dan
416 497-2711

 

Technical Director: Jose-Carlos Garcia 7th Dan
905 579-9515

Technical Director: Ian Mador 6th Dan
613 340-3060

Director: Steve Borda 7th Dan
416 931-1330

Communications & Marketing Director: Robb Dods 6th Dan
905 824-0464

Yudansha Membership Director: Ron Sheyan 7th Dan
905 242-0905

Caribbean Director: Freeman Thurston 6th Dan
242 351-1859

Senior Advisor: Michael McCarthy 6th Dan
416 895-3600

Web Site Director: Leaton Bernard 6th Dan
416 605-1068

Training Camp Director: Weldon Zabizewski 3rd Dan
905 442-6970

Director Emeritus

Director Emeritus – Ranking Board, Steve Borda, 1996 – 2003
Director Emeritus – Training Camp, Ron Sheyan, 1997 – 2005
Director Emeritus – Training Camp, Leaton Bernard, 2006 – 2008
Director Emeritus – Web Site, Michael McCarthy, 2002 – 2008
Director Emeritus – Training Camp, Vanessa Connors, 2008 – 2014

Senior Dan Council

Dave Manara 9th Degree Black Belt
Steve Borda 7th Degree Black Belt
Jose-Carlos Garcia 7th Degree Black Belt
Ray Kennedy 7th Degree Black Belt
Ron Sheyan 7th Degree Black Belt
Leaton Bernard 6th Degree Black Belt
Biller Ching 6th Degree Black Belt
Robb Dods 6th Degree Black Belt
Randy James 6th Degree Black Belt
Ian Mador 6th Degree Black Belt
Tony Marziliano 6th Degree Black Belt
Michael McCarthy 6th Degree Black Belt
Larry O’Grady 6th Degree Black Belt
Freeman Thurston 6th Degree Black Belt
Andre Beauregard 5th Degree Black Belt
Eric Bergman 5th Degree Black Belt
Heather Cant-Woodward 5th Degree Black Belt
Joel Cohen 5th Degree Black Belt
Jamie Darker 5th Degree Black Belt
Steve Henrich 5th Degree Black Belt
Margaret Michael 5th Degree Black Belt
Frank Murphy 5th Degree Black Belt
Ron Ruskay 5th Degree Black Belt
Jim Sullivan 5th Degree Black Belt
Anthony Woodward 5th Degree Black Belt
Ed Young 5th Degree Black Belt
Andy Basacchi 4th Degree Black Belt
Ken Buck 4th Degree Black Belt
Chester Buczek 4th Degree Black Belt
Joseph Cerilli 4th Degree Black Belt
Dan Duce 4th Degree Black Belt
Kim Duggan 4th Degree Black Belt
Alex Nguyen 4th Degree Black Belt
Annamae Thurston 4th Degree Black Belt
Stephen Zulauf 4th Degree Black Belt