Head Coach and owner of KIn-Tora Martial Arts and Fitness Center!
Sensei Nick has been studying Judo since he was 4 years old at Kin-Tora Martial Arts and Fitness Center. He has over 40 years experience as a competitor and coach. He competed in local, regional, national and international level tournaments. He has been competing his whole life continues to compete in Master’s Competitions.
Some of his accomplishments include:
Jr. World Team member -placed 5th in the Gothenburg Open in Sweden
3rd in the Sr. Nationals
3rd in Collegiate Nationals
Liberty Bell Champion
Master’s National Champion – several years
World Master’s Championships-5th place (Japan and Canada)
5 time ESG champion and placed over 15 years for wrestling and judo
15 years in the Top 3 for Kata in the Nationals
Quebec Open Champion-5 years
Ontario Open Champion-several year
NYS Judo Champion
Jr. Olympic -Silver medalist
He is an accomplished wrestler. He placed 3rd in the New York State Finals during his junior and senior year of high school and received a scholarship to UB. He has continued to stay involved in wrestling as the coach for the junior Vikings wrestling program and has been since 2000.
Nick is also the owner Grow with Us Daycare Centers and has been the director there, working with children for the past 20 years.