Stephan Fournier has been teaching and coaching students in one form or another for over 20 years. He first answered his calling at the age of 15 when he started coaching swimming and gymnastics at the local YMCA in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After graduating from music college, Stephan started accepting private music students as well as traveling the country playing in various bands. Presently, Stephan spends his time studying martial arts where he holds a 4th degree Black belt in Karate, 2nd degree black belt in Iaido, 1st degree Black belt in Aikido as well as a level 2 coaching certificate for Karate BC. He also has recently opened his own karate dojo in Burnaby and is MLA’s Music teacher and Karate instructor.