Our Instructors

Sensei Manuel deSa

Kiyoshi, Nanadan, 7th degree Black Belt
Shihan - Master Instructor

Sensei Janet Vranas

Rokudan - 6th Degree Black Belt
Shihan - Master Instructor
Karate – Children and Adult Program 
Head Instructor Cardiff/Legal

Yondan - 4th Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children and Adult Program
Godan - 5th Degree Black Belt
Shihan - Master Instructor
Kobudo Instructor
Karate – Children and Adult Program
Godan, 5th Degree Black Belt
Shihan - Master Instructor
Karate - Children and Adult Program
Kobudo Instructor
Sandan - 3rd Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children and Adult Program
Yondan - 4th Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children and Adult Program
Yondan - 4th Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children and Adult Program
Godan - 5th Degree Black Belt
Karate – Adult Program
Yondan - 4th Degree Black Belt
Kobudo Instructor
Godan - 5th Degree Black Belt
Karate – Adult Program
Yondan - 4th Degree Black Belt
Karate – Adult Program
Yondan - 4th Degree Black Belt Karate – Adults
Yondan - 4th Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children & Adult Program Kobudo
Instructor
Sandan - 3rd Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children & Adult Program
Nidan - 2nd Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children & Adult Program
Nidan - 2nd Degree Black Belt
Karate – Children & Adult Program

Sensei Desa has developed a leadership training program in which students brown belt and above volunteer their time to assist in our various classes, thereby developing their leadership skills. Many have gone on to become regular instructors in the dojo or have taken these skills into their community to assist in other ways. Currently the following students are part of the Desa School of Karate leadership program:

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

Eric Lepp

Robb Heit

Beth Heard

Heather Rouse

Rebecca Skyrpan

Jayman Cannataro

Alexandra Kalutich

Marshall Eglinski

Jacob Cole

Scott Bryant

Lucas Heit

LEADER II

Daniel Mathon

Brandon Therrien

Sam Heit

Marcel Bruyere

Stellan Heit

Logan Skyrpan

Brooklyn Bryant

Tavish Fraser

Logan Pope

Lorenzo Tamburrino

Dimitri Kalutic

LEADER I

Kaleb Williams

Liam Weeks

Matthew Blake

Jack Johnston

Danika Karyczek

Jacob Schmidt
Tristen Walker
Brandon Craft

Mateo Kalutich

Eli Shea

Emily Koza

Nolan Marsden

Shaelyn Therrien