Shihan Kates                                   Sensei Lee           Sensei KenII         Sensei Marcus
 
           
 
 
                       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
           Sensei Sherri                     Sensei Debra                        Sensei Robert                   Sensei John

Ken Kates, Sr., Shihan, Renshi

6th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
6th Dan, Shorin Ryu Karate/Kobudo
Judo, Team Coach

Chester, Sensei

4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Certified Kali Instructor

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Ken Kates, II, Renshi
ACSM-CPT, ACSM-GEI, PAPHS​, RYT-200

5th Dan, Pagoda Ryu  
5th Dan, Shorin Ryu Karate/Kobudo
Sho Dan, Judo, Team Coach
Modern Arnis Instructor

Charles Southern, Sensei 

5th Dan, Aikido Yoshinkan
Head Instructor: Seigokan

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Dr. Kendra MD, Sensei  

Medical Director

Director, Pagoda S.T.A.R.S.

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Sho Dan, Shorin Ryu

Marcus, Sensei  

4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu 

4th Dan, Shorin Ryu 

Brown🥉, Judo

Dr. Jaysmine, PhD

Yoga/Smai Tawi Instructor

Professor Morrao 

Capoeira Instructor

Aikido Program

Jamel B., Sensei

3rd Dan, Aikido Yoshinkan

Charles Southern, Sensei

5th Dan, Aikido Yoshinkan

Head Instructor: Seigokan

Ken S., Sensei

2nd Dan, Aikido Yoshinkan

Grappling Program

Coach Kates, Sr.
Judo, Team Coach
6th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
6th Dan, Shorin Ryu

Asst. Coach John

Assistant Coach

Brown🥇, Judo

3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

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Asst. Coach Eric

Assistant Coach

Brown🥈, Judo

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Asst. Coach Marcus

Assistant Coach

Brown🥉, Judo

4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu

4th Dan, Shorin Ryu 

Coach Lee, Sensei

Team Coach

2nd Dan, Judo

Dr. Charles, MD, Sensei

Assistant Coach

2nd Dan, Judo

Asst. Coach Jamal

Assistant Coach

Brown🥇, Judo

Brown🥇, Pagoda Ryu

Coach Kates, II
Sho Dan, Judo, Team Coach
5th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
5th Dan, Shorin Ryu
Modern Arnis Insructor

Asst. Coach Joshua

Assistant Coach

Brown🥇, Judo

2nd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Asst. Coach Danielle

Assistant Coach

Brown🥉, Judo
Brown🥈, Aikido

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

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Dr. Jeremy, PhD Sensei

Purple Belt, Jiu-Jitsu
4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Certified Kali Instructor

Head Instructor:

Pagoda Rebirth Martial Arts Academy

Coach Edwards

Wrestling Coach

Assistant Judo Coach
Brown
🥉, Judo

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Filipino Martial Arts Program

Kali Silat & Modern Arnis

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Instructor Charles

Modern Arnis Instructor

Kali/Panantukan Level III

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Sensei Digby

Certified Kali Instructor

4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu

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Instructor Kates, II
ACSM-CPT, ACSM-GEI, PAPHS​, RYT-200

Modern Arnis Instructor
Kali/Panantukan Level III
5th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
5th Dan, Shorin Ryu
Sho Dan, Judo, Team Coach

Dr. Jeremy, PhD Sensei
Certified Kali Instructor
4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Purple Belt, Jiu-Jitsu

Head Instructor:
Pagoda Rebirth Martial Arts Academy

Capoeira Program

Professor Morrao 

Capoeira Instructor

Yoga & Sema Tawi Program

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Dr. Jaysmine, PhD

Yoga/Smai Tawi Instructor

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Instructor M'rald, CKYT

Yoga/Smai Tawi Instructor

Pagoda Ryu Instructors

Marcus, Sensei  

4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu

4th Dan, Shorin Ryu 

Brown🥉, Judo

Assistant Coach:    Judo

Nico, Sensei

3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu
 

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Dr. Jeremy, PhD Sensei

4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Certified Kali Instructor
Purple Belt, Jiu-Jitsu

Head Instructor:

Pagoda Rebirth Martial Arts Academy

Chari, Sensei

3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Sho Dan, Shorin Ryu

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Calvert, Sensei

3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Sho Dan, Wado Ryu

Head Instructor:
Final Conflict Karate Academy

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Torriente, Sensei

3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

1st Degree, TKD
CUMA Level II

Head Instructor:
Mind Body Defense Academy

John, Sensei

3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Brown🥇, Judo
 

Assistant Coach:  Judo

Cordero, Sensei

2nd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Jasmine, Sensei

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

 

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Charles A., Sensei 

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Modern Arnis Instructor

Kali/Panantukan Level III

Debra, Sensei

2nd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Dr. Kendra, MD, Sensei

Medical Director

Director, Beverly Pagoda S.T.A.R.S.

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Sho Dan, Shorin Ryu

Demetrius, Sensei

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Joshua, Sensei

2nd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Brown🥇, Judo

Assistant Coach: Judo

Danielle, Sensei

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Brown🥈, Aikido
Brown🥉, Judo

Assistant Coach: Judo

T. Edwards, Sensei

Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Brown🥉, Judo Wrestling Coach

Assistant Coach: Judo

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Jaden W., Sensei
Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

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A. Mills, Sensei
Sho Dan, Pagoda Ryu

 

Instructors: Who Have Started Programs

Kyoshi Powell
8th Dan, Kenpo Karate
8th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Sho Dan, Aikido
Sho Dan, Judo

Powell's Way of Kenpo                         Westchester, IL

Kyoshi Byron
7th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Total Package Martial Arts                  Richton Park, IL

Shihan "Sarge III" Ross
7th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Sensei Amy
4th Degree, TKD
Center Hill Martial Arts                        Smithville, TN

 
Ray White, Sensei
Pagoda Self-Defense Academy             Glenwood, IL

Terry Young, Sensei
Tsen Dojo                                                Chicago, IL

Carl Byrd, Sensei
Steve Marshall, Sensei
Robichaux Park Pagoda Club                Chicago, IL

Dr. Jeremy, PhD, Sensei
4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Certified Kali Instructor
Purple Belt, Jiu-Jitsu

Pagoda Rebirth Martial Arts                 Bloomington, IL


Professor W. Von Hoene, Sensei
4th Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Black Belt, Jiu-Jitsu
Mettle Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy     Chicago, IL

Torriente, Sensei  
3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu
1st Degree, TKD
CUMA
Level II
Mind Body Defense Academy               Chicago, IL

Calvert, Sensei

3rd Dan, Pagoda Ryu
Sho Dan, Wado Ryu
Final Conflict Karate Academy             Los Angeles, CA

           * In Memoriam, R.I.P *          
 

Shihan Jennifer Hampton 

7th Dan, Pagoda Ryu 

 

Kyoshi Andrew Cash

8th Dan, Pagoda Ryu 

 

Shihan Douglas Ross

7th Dan, Pagoda Ryu 

 

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Sabumnim

Samuel A. Turks

5th Degree, TKD

Black Belt, Hapkido

Gwen Butler-Watkins, Sensei

4th Dan Pagoda Ryu

Co-Founder, Pagoda S.T.A.R.S.

 

Rev. Carmen Wharton-Kates, MDiv

Pastoral Care & Counseling

Co-Founder, Pagoda S.T.A.R.S.

Robert, Sensei 🕊️

2nd Dan, Pagoda Ryu

Sho Dan, Shorei Goju Ryu 

Honored Legacy

Family & Friends

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