Master Dan is Kaleidoscope’s Martial Arts instructor. He holds the rank of Master in two types of martial arts and high ranks in other styles. He has been involved in martial arts training for over 45 years. He teaches Tae Kwon Do and portions of five different styles. He was the head instructor for the USAF at KI Sawyer for two years and has taught classes for various private schools, colleges, and universities, specializing in self defense training for law enforcement.

When not teaching and training, Dan is a custom knife maker who creates knives and other types of bladed weapons and enjoys gardening, fishing, hunting, and shooting sports with his wife of 37 years. 

Master Dan’s favorite parts of teaching are watching his student progressing through the various colored belts, and the moment when a student receives a promotion.