Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.

Our Eastgate Instructor Corps and staff include ...

Mike Franzen (7th Degree, Founder, Owner and Master Instructor)

Ben Franzen (6th Degree, Master Instructor)

Brandon Garrett (6th Degree, Master Instructor)

Roger Strunk (6th Degree, Master Instructor)

Rob Roeckner (5th Degree, Master Instructor)

Danny Shea (5th Degree, Master Instructor)

Kerry Kelly (5th Degree Black Belt, Master Instructor)

Madeline Franzen (5th Degree, Senior Instructor)

Drena Francis (5th Degree Black Belt, Senior Instructor)

Evan Betscher (5th Degree, Certified Instructor)

Jennifer Meyers (4th Degree, Senior Instructor)

Katie McManus (4th Degree, Assistant Instructor)

Erin McManus (4th Degree, Assistant Instructor)

Allison Nguyen (4th Degree, Assistant Instructor)

Sean McManus (3rd Degree, Assistant Instructor)

Morgan Sturdy (2nd Degree, Assistant Instructor)

Jason Brooks (2nd Degree, Assistant Instructor)

Jannis Brown (Front Counter Staff)

For more information about the Martial Arts America - Eastgate staff or training programs, please contact us at 513-753-1200 or by clicking here.