Avonhurst Judo Club

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About our Sensei's

"If there is effort, there is always accomplishment"  Jigoro Kano

Kimberly Bergey Kaip

Godan-5th Degree Black Belt

Kim was recently inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame 2018 & the Regina Sports Hall of Fame 2017 for her accomplishments as an athlete for Judo & Wrestling.

She is a NCCP Level 3 Certified Coach, with over 35 years in the sport as a athlete, coach and official.  She is also National "A" Level Official & National Level "Kata" Judge and a member of the Judo Saskatchewan Referee Committee. Kim has an extensive competitive background at the national and international level.  She was a member of the Canadian National Team for a span of 5 years, representing Canada at numerous international events.

Lorna Hattum Snider

Sandan-3rd Degree Black Belt

Lorna is NCCP Level 2 Certified Instructor, with over 30 years involvement in the sport.
She is also a National "B" Level Official & National Level "Kata" Judge.  Lorna has an extensive competitive background, winning 2 Canadian National Championships
Lorna is currently a member of the Judo Saskatchewan Executive.

Ross Kostron

Sandan-3rd Degree Black Belt

Ross is NCCP Level 2 Certified Dojo Instructor; working towards Level 3 status.  He is also a National "A" Level Official & National Level "Kata" Judge and currently the Judo Saskatchewan Chair of Officials.  In 2016, he was Judo Saskatchewan Provincial Team coach at Nationals.  In 2014, he coached the Regina District Saskatchewan Winter Games Team to a gold medal.
Ross continues to develop as a coach, referee and studying/competing in traditional kata.

About our Sensei's

"The purpose of the study of Judo is to perfect yourself and contribute to society." Jigoro Kano

Andrew MacLeod

Nidan-2nd Degree Black Belt

NCCP Certified Dojo Instructor.  Andrew's interests include learning better ways of teaching judo and studying Kata.  Andrew brings over 20 years of Judo experience from Saskatoon to the club.

Aidan Skaf

Shodan--1st Degree Black Belt

NCCP Dojo Instructor (in progress).

Aidan competed in 6 national championships as a member of the Judo Saskatchewan Provincial Team.  In 2016,  he finished 7th as a member of the Junior Pan American.  In 2017 he was a member of the Junior European tour team.

Adam MacDonald

Administration Chair
Avonhurst Judo Logistics and Support Team, is a committee led by Adam.  His is a practicing recreational judoka, referee and coach of our new "recreational adult class". The committee functions as a support for the club in a variety of activities, like fundraising, club socials, etc.   If you are interested in working with Adam to support the club, let us know.