Nick Elliott

Master Instructor Elliott has devoted his life to helping men, women, and children live to their fullest potential. He believes that peoples’ lives are what they make of them and every opportunity he gets he encourages people to have the best life possible—by making good decisions and having a positive attitude.

Over the years, he has taught thousands of people and helped many to achieve their dreams. Master Elliott often says, “It does not stop here. This is only a chapter in your book and not the end”.  Everything you have been through has prepared you for such a time as this.  It is time to fulfill your God given destiny. Most importantly, Mr. Elliott accredits any and all of his successes in his life to Jesus who is the answer to all of life’s problems.

If you have dreams for yourself and your children, Master Elliott would love to meet you and help you bring your dreams to reality.

Laura Barczak

Ms. Barczak has lived a very active lifestyle her entire life, taking part in many sports and activities including: basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, and tae kwon do.  Her junior year of high school she decided to fully commit herself to basketball and earned a Division II scholarship to Hillsdale College in Michigan where she played for 4 years and graduated with a Financial Management Degree.  After graduating college, she worked in an accounting department before becoming a personal trainer and fitness manager at a fitness center, where she met Master Elliott.  After training with him for a few years, she decided to take a leap of faith and open a Family Tae Kwon Do Champions in Oconomowoc!

Family Tae Kwon Do Champions has changed her life in so many positive ways, but the way it’s impacted her the most is that it has given her a platform to help other people.  She says there is no better feeling than to see a student improve not only as a martial artist, but in other areas of life, especially:  confidence, health, and overall happiness. Her goal is to help other people with these same intentions open their own Family Tae Kwon Do Champions across the nation so they can live a happier, more fulfilled life!

In her free time she loves to work out at the gym, run outside, play tennis, and find other fun ways to stay active.  She also loves watching the Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and Bucks, spending time with family and friends, traveling, and reading.

Bradley Perez

Mr. Perez – New Berlin Family Tae Kwon Do location.

Jeffrey Otto-Stathus 

Mr. O has always enjoyed working with kids.  In the summertime, he worked at a church camp for a week as an assistant counselor, leading groups of kids through all the camp acti

vities.  Mr. O has worked in a handful of positions including: working the la

nes and kitchen at Sussex Bowl, being a Teller and Manager at Guaranty Bank, and having a customer service position at Target.  He is very thankful for the opportunity to be part of the FTKDC Family because he enjoys working one on one with families and helping them become the best that they can be.

In the future, Mr. O would like to manage and own a FTKDC location.  He has grown to love the school and all that it does for the families in the community, so he wants to own a part of that and help make it grow!

In his free time he enjoys playing video games and spending quality time with his wife.  Mr. O and his wife like to go out to eat, go to the movies, and take road trips to neat places like House On The Rock.  Their next destination to visit is the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Indiana.



Lee Cole

Mr. Cole was born in New York where he started training in martial arts at the age of 5 and earned his black belt when he was 12.  He studied Mass Media and Communications before moving to Wisconsin where his daughter was born.  He went into the military for 8 years where he served as a Hospital Core Man for a Recon Team.  After returning home he worked with kids with Autism and Prader Willi Syndrome for some time before he met Ms. Barczak who introduced him to Master Elliott.  After a few classes and training he knew he wanted to be an instructor at FTKDC.

Mr. Cole would like to open up a FTKDC in the future where his daughter can instruct and he could eventually leave her the school to run on her own.  He would like to be successful enough to travel all over the world to study new languages, cultures, and martial arts.  He wants to help others and bridge the gaps between each martial art so everyone can focus on the most important thing, helping people.

In his free time he likes to spend time with his daughter and family, watch movies, play video games, and study tae kwon do.





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