Our Instructors

Owners & Master Instructors

Grand Master Denise Rouleau

9th Degree Black Belt

Grand Master Rouleau started her training with her Uncle Don Rouleau in his basement in late 1973, then started under the direction of Grand Master Ed Budd in early 1974, at the Keene Family YMCA. She received her black belt in 1977 & continued training under the direction of Master Budd until he retired & turned the direction of organization over to her. She spent many years with her instructor traveling & competing on the PKL/AKL tournament circuit, where she was nationally rated as #1 in Kata & Light Weight Women's Black Belt Fighting. She's also the director of the I.P.P.O.N.E. Tournament Circuit here in the New England Area. She's also the Co-Owner of Rouleau-Holley's Tae Kwon Do, Inc which has been in business in the Brattleboro area since 1986 & in the Keene area since 2005.

Grand Master Deborah Holley

8th Degree Black Belt

Biography to come.

 

Owners and chief instructors Denise Rouleau and Deborah Holley

Instructors

Master Bob Cornellier

Master Bob Cornellier

6th Degree Black Belt

Master Cornellier started training in 1988, earning his black belt in 1995. He's been teaching since 94 and currently hold the rank of 6th degree. He's also a roller coaster enthusiast, photographer, and has been a member of the Brattleboro Fire Dept. since 2000.

Master Lolita Monroe

Master Lolita Monroe

6th Degree Black Belt

Biography to come.


Master Tamara Simmiolkjier

Master Tamara Simmiolkjier

5th Degree Black Belt

Master Simmiolkjier, known to her students as Master T, started training in 1991. As part of Team USA, she competed at the 1998 Goodwill Games, in Cancun, winning gold in her fighting Division. During her competition career, she served as an IPPONE promoter for 7 years.

Master Michael Buzby

Master Michael Buzby

5th Degree Black Belt

Master Michael Buzby has been studying Tae Kwon Do since 1996 & earned his black belt in 2005. His mother is Master Idol Buzby & he is married to Master Sarah Buzby. He teaches Mondays & Wednesdays in Keene, NH & Thursdays in Brattleboro, VT.


Master Sarah Buzby

Master Sarah Buzby

4th Degree Black Belt

Master Sarah Buzby started martial arts in 2007. She joined Rouleau-Holley's in 2011 and is now married to Master Michael Buzby. Master Sarah Buzby is a main instructor in our Keene, New Hampshire location.

Master Idol Buzby

Master Idol Buzby

4th Degree Black Belt

Biography to come.


Master JoAnne Holmes

Master JoAnne Holmes

4th Degree Black Belt

Master Holmes has been studying Tae Kwon Do since 1999 & earned her Black Belt in 2008. Her son, Dylan started in 2011 & earned his Jr. Black belt in 2017. She teaches Wednesday classes in our Brattleboro location.

Mister George Amaru

Master George Amaru

4th Degree Black Belt

Master Amaru began his martial arts training in 1997 and has been an instructor at Rouleau-Holley's since earning his black belt in 2006. He also holds a green belt in Hapkido & is our web designer.


Miss Jaymee Greenia

Miss Jaymee Greenia

3rd Degree Black Belt

Miss Greenia started training at Rouleau-Holley's in 2001, at the age of 10. She was promoted to black belt in 2012 & has recently earned her 3rd degree. She teaches child & adult classes at our Brattleboro location.

Mister Michael Anderson

Mister Michael Anderson

2nd Degree Black Belt

Biography to come.


Mister Morris Senkichi Senky Kimura

Mister Morris Senkichi Senky Kimura

2nd Degree Black Belt

Mr. Kimura first studied martial arts in 1987 & joined RHTKD in 2008. Promoted to Black Belt in 2014 & 2nd degree in 2018, he assists with the kids program in Brattleboro & is married to fellow RHTKD Black Belt, Jaimie Scanlon. Professionally, he’s a 5th grade teacher in Keene.

 

 

 

 


Assistant Instructors

Mister Dylan Young

Mister Dylan Young

2nd Degree Black Belt

Biography to come.

Mister Quinn Thatcher

Mister Quinn Thatcher

2nd Degree Black Belt

Biography to come.


Miss Hanah Lepist

Miss Hanah Lepisto

2nd Degree Black Belt

Miss Lepisto started her training in 2010, & has been an assistant instructor for our kids program since earning her jr. black belt in 2017. She joined the Rouleau Holley’s competition team in 2011 & Team IPPONE in 2017. Her main non-TKD interest is soccer.

Mister Tim Lepisto

Mister Tim Lepisto

2nd Degree Black Belt

Mr. Lepisto, began his training in 2010 & has been an assistant instructor, mainly for the Tuesday Novice class, since earning his black belt in 2019. In 2012 he joined the Rouleau Holley’s competition team & is still an active competitor on the IPPONE circuit.

 

Join the Rouleau-Holley's Team!

For information on joining our program, or to get information on our latest New Student Specials, email us at drouleau1@comcast.net

Our Locations


Brattleboro, Vermont

55 Marlboro Road