Sensei James Stevens Jr. is the owner and lead instructor here at West Coast Karate. Sensei “Jimmy” is a Florida native. He has been practicing martial arts for 18 years, training hundreds of students over the last 14 years. He was named the 2023 Regional Winner of the Double Goal Coaching Award by the Positive Coaching Alliance. He rose to the top of our hundreds of National competitors for his model of striving to win, while pursuing teaching life lessons.
Sensei Richard is an instructor . He has been practicing martial arts for 15 years. He is a 2022 AAU gold national medalist and a WUKF World Karate Silver medalist from the 2022 International competitions.
Sensei Ben is an assistant instructor . He has been practicing martial arts for 13 years. He is a 2022, AAU gold national medalist, 2023 Silver national medalist and a 2 time WUKF World Karate bronze medalist from the 2023 International competitions in Scotland.
Sensei Sabrina is our Program Administrator and Director of our After School Program Director. She has worked in childcare for over twenty years. She has a B.A in American Studies, and Writing. In addition to directing our after school program, Sabrina also handles all administration matters for the dojo. She is a mom of six and enjoys spending time with her family during her free time.
Sensei Leia has been practicing martial arts for 13 years. She is the Assistant Director of our after school program. She has worked in childcare for 5 years and serves as an intern for her church's youth program.