Below is a “Family Tree” of the training of our instructors and students who’ve achieved their Black Belt, traced back to Ed Parker.

Family Tree

Grandmaster Ed Parker Al Tracy Mark Miller Ray Ott Nick DeVries Phil DeVries Jennifer DeVries Don DeVries Bill Piper Marvin Williams Barb Steinbrick Chris Moran Ryan Berry Kyle Shucofsky Ryan Shucofsky Kristen Gyorgak Nate Gyorgak Rick Stefancin, Jr. Katie Stefancin Mark Solari—Aug. 19, 2006 Joe Shucofsky—Aug. 19, 2006 Rick Stefancin—Aug. 19, 2006 Ameera Najjar—Aug. 5, 2007 Ian Truax—Aug. 5, 2007 Walter Zahurancik—Aug. 5, 2007 Wayne Gyorgak—Nov. 29, 2009 Raymond Gyorgak—Nov. 29, 2009 Matthew Zach—Nov. 29, 2009 Carol Miller-April 17, 2011 Tony Dutton-Aug. 14, 2011 Bob Kuhnhenn-Aug. 14, 2011 Brian Theis-Aug.14, 2011 Ryan Miller-April 22, 2012 Andrew McVicker-April 22, 2012 Matthew Fagan-April 22, 2012 Myron Craig, Jr.-June 30, 2012 Alexander Craig-June 30, 2012 Maxwell Eisenloeffel-Nov. 11, 2012 Christopher France-Nov.11, 2012 Andrew Fenwick-Nov. 11, 2012 Daniel McCarthy-Nov. 11, 2012 John McCarthy-Nov. 11, 2012