A friend accepts us as we are, yet helps us to be what we should.
~ Unknown

Renshi Neil Jones

Renshi Jones is a graduate of North Carolina State University, holding a degree in computer engineering.  As a seventh-degree black belt under Hanshi Coffin, Renshi Jones is the head instructor at Vic Coffin Karate of Garner and regularly teaches both adult and youth classes. Renshi Jones spent two years living next door to Hanshi Coffin and studying with him daily.  He is an avid student of strength, flexibility, and mobility training.

Sensei Amy Burke

A magna cum laude graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in secondary education and certified North Carolina teacher with more than a decade of educational experience, Sensei Burke is a third-degree black belt under Hanshi Vic Coffin. Sensei Burke is an instructor for adult and youth karate classes and the supervisor for the academic and camp programs at Vic Coffin Karate of Garner.

Sensei Patrick Burke

Sensei Patrick Burke graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in information and computer technology. A third-degree black belt under Hanshi Coffin, Sensei Burke is an instructor for adult classes, as well as providing technical support for the dojo.

 Sensei John Spencer

Sensei John Spencer is a third-degree black belt under Hanshi Coffin.  Sensei Spencer is an instructor for adult classes with his primary interests being Kata and Kumite.  He also provides electrical services for the dojo.

Sensei Jessica Jones

A graduate from Guilford College with a degree in psychology, Sensei Jones is currently a first-degree black belt under Hanshi Coffin.  She is the lead instructor for the after-school school program at the dojo and an instructor for youth karate classes.

Sensei Debbie Ormand-Hubbard

 

Sensei Debbie is a graduate of Lousiana State University with a bachelors degree in psychology and a specialists degree in School Psychology.  Sensei Debbie is a first-degree black belt under Hanshi Vic Coffin.  She is an instructor for youth karate classes.  She is a two-time Ironman and avid endurance athlete.