Our Staff

Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Taekwondo and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.

Here are a few of South Shore Tae Kwon Do's instructors and other staff members, starting with Robert Whitman:

Robert Whitman  (Owner & Head Instructor/5th Dan Black Belt) 
Trained at Boston Tae Kwon Do - Abington with Master Joe Pina since 1995 and has been teaching both adults and children since 1996. Robert obtained 1st Dan in 1999, 2nd Dan in 2001, 3rd Dan in 2003, 4th Dan in 2006, and 5th Dan in 2013. He has coached both children and adult demonstration teams and has participated in martial arts tournaments. Mr. Whitman has an Associate's Degree in Business from Massasoit Community College, and a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Bridgewater State College. He is CPR and first aid certified.

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Robert Whitman, Robert Whitman, Jr., Chuck Norris, Master Joe Pina

 

Brynda Whitman (Head Instructor/5th Dan Black Belt) 
Brynda achieved her first dan black belt in June 2011, second dan black belt in June 2012, third dan black belt in June 2014 and her forth dan black belt in June 2017, and her fifth dan black belt in June 2021. She is a member of the demonstration team and has been in martial arts since age 2.

Brynda graduated from the South Shore Vo-Tech in 2016 studying cosmetology. She is now working as a Registered Behavior Tech for the Holbrook Public School system.

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Brynda Whitman

 

Mireese Wilson (Instructor/3rd Dan Black Belt)
Mireese started at South Shore Tae Kwon Do in October 2013.  Mireese achieved his first dan black belt in June 2016, his second dan black belt in June 2017, and his third dan black belt in June of 2019.

Mireese is currently the assistant head coach for the competition team.

He is currently attending Massasoit College majoring in Special Education and minoring in Psychology.

Ricky Pattison (Instructor/3rd Dan Black Belt)
Ricky achieved his first dan black belt in June 2013, second dan black belt in June 2014, and third dan black belt in June 2016 and his fourth dan black belt in June 2019. He is a member of the demonstration team. He is CPR and First Aid certified.

Ricky is currently attending Massasoit College. He is also an Eagle Scout.


Nunzio Minasi (Instructor/3rd Dan Black Belt)

Nunzio achieved his first dan black belt in December 2018, his second dan black belt in December 2019 and his 3rd dan black belt in December 2021.

Nunzio is currently attending Hanover High School.

 

Shayna Feeney (Instructor/3rd Dan Black Belt)

Shayna started at South Shore Tae Kwon Do in September of 2013.  Shayna achieved her first dan black blet in June 2018, her second dan black belt in June 2019 and her 3rd dan black belt in June 2021.

Shayna is an assistant coach of the competition team.

Shayna currently attends Southeastern Regional Vo-Tech.

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Ben Carpine

Michael Real (Instructor/2nd Dan Black Belt)

Michael started at South Shore Tae Kwon Do when he was seven years old.  He earned his first dan black belt in June 2020 and his second dan black belt in June 2021.

Michael is currently a student at South Shore Vo-Tech in the automotive department.

Alexis Holloway

Skye Manley

Alex Mahoney

Dorothea McGrath

Bill Pratt

Mary Jo Tanzi
Mary Jo Tanzi has numerous credentials and accomplishments and works the front desk for SSTKD. 

For more information about the South Shore Tae Kwon Do staff or training programs, please contact us at 781-308-4635 or by clicking here.

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