Instructors


Jeff Marsten
Kendo Kyoshi 7th Dan
  • Over 43 years of kendo experience
  • Instructor for over 35 years
  • AUSKF President, 1994 - 2000
  • AUSKF Executive Vice President, 2011 - 2014
  • IKF Director, 1997 - 2003
  • 1996 Senior 2nd Place, US
  • 1993 Senior Champion, US
  • 1992 Senior Champion, Pan-American
  • 1989 & 1991 Senior Champion, Southeastern US
  • 1986 Senior 2nd Place, Eastern US
  • PNKF North American Women's Team Tournament Team Coach - 5 time gold medal winners
  • Head Coach, PNKF Team - 2002 (gold medal HS boys team), 2005, 2008
  • Coach, PNKF Junior Team - 1984, 1996, 1999 (bronze medal)
  • Coach, PNKF Women's and Girl's Team, 1991, 2005 (bronze medal women's), 2011 (silver medal girl's and women's), 2014 (silver medal women's team, gold and silver HS girls individuals)
Charles Lu
Kendo Kyoshi 7th Dan, Iaido 1st Kyu

Assistant Instructors

Dean DeJong
Kendo 5th Dan
  • Member, PNKF Men's Team - 1993, 2002
  • Advisor, Kendo Club at the University of Washington, 1997 - 2002
Brian McCarry
Kendo 5th Dan, Iaido 3rd Dan
  • Member, PNKF Men's Team - 2002
Rory Elliott
Kendo 5th Dan, Iaido 2nd Dan
  • Current Head Instructor, Everett Kendo Club
  • Coach, PNKF Women's Team - 2002, 2005, 2008
  • Member, PNKF Men's Team, 1993
Elizabeth Marsten
Kendo 5th Dan
  • Advisor, Kendo Club at University of Washington - 2007 - Present
  • Member, US National Women's Team - 2000, 2003 Kantoku Award for Outstanding Competitor, top 16 Women's Individual
  • Captain, PNKF Women's Team - 2008, 2011 (team silver medal)
  • Member, PNKF Women's Team - 1996, 1999 (fighting spirit), 2002 (individual bronze medal), 2005 (team bronze medal)
Jeffrey Marsten
Kendo 4th Dan
  • Vice Captain, PNKF Men's Team - 2008
  • Member, PNKF Senior Youth Team - 2002 (gold medal)