Sensei, 3rd degree Black Belt
Head Instructor, UGDSB Martial Arts
Sensei Amanda’s love of athletics began with her involvement in Cross Country running and playing varsity Rugby with University of Guelph. She is proud member of 1998 Hall of Fame team. Amanda also coached a high school team to OFSAA provincial championships and traveled to the UK on tour with the team. Sensei Amanda now trains (and competes) with Goju Ryu Karate and Judo (Nationally & Internationally). She achieved a Silver medal at the Veteran Judo World Championship 2019 (Morocco). She also trains Olympic Freestyle wrestling, Strength Training/Conditioning. It is her love of teaching and coaching as well as her passion for Martial Arts, health and wellness that helps ignite an excitement for learning in her students. It is her goal to help each student attain his or her best in ALL areas of his/her life.