Parker Self Defense

Board Of Directors

Mike Seeger President

​Mike has lived in Parker since 2006 and has been an active member and supporter of the Parker community. He has been actively involved as a volunteer and/or business representative in the Parker Area Chamber, Trick or Treat on Mainstreet, Parker Farmer’s Market, and Town of Parker Recreation Department Youth Sports Coaching Program, to name a few. Mike served the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce as an Ambassador for 12 years and received the honor and distinction of Ambassador of the Year in 2013. He organized and conducted the ribbon cuttings, grand openings and milestone events to introduce businesses to the Parker community. He has had in-depth involvement in various other committees and events including the Mentorship Program, VIP Program, Luncheons, and large events such as Parker Days. He joined the Council of Arts, Science and Culture as a Board Member in 2019 as well. Mike is self-employed as a Wellness Entrepreneur and Coach with Herbalife Nutrition. He provides 1-1 as well as group support. He and his team of coaches conduct nutrition and wellness trainings as well as numerous challenges (fitness, body transformation, weight loss and full mind-body). He has a love for Soccer and all things health, nutrition and fitness related.

Krista Cox Secretary

Krista thrives on fast paced, organized teamwork to get the job done in both of her roles at work. With a degree in Sociology and Political Science, her dream has always been to work with nonprofit organizations. Krista loves helping people and truly believes in what nonprofits stand for. Nonprofit work means a lot to her and she finds that it really helps the community as a whole as well.

Jenny LeRoux Socail Impact

Jenny graduated from University of Colorado with a Bachelors of Science with a double emphasis in management and marketing. She continued on to obtain a Masters degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in leadership. Jenny has been employed by top 100 companies including Sam’s Club, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Mars, Inc, and Cargill Food Distribution. Each of these companies are privately held organizations and Jenny brings knowledge she has gained from these large companies into our business. Jenny also held the role of General Manager for an organization that provided care, housing, transportation, and activities for individuals with special needs, disabilities, and elderly. Jenny currently works for Fred Astaire Dance Studios as their Operations Director as well as owns and operates Rebel Cookie Dough and Confections (a mobile dessert trailer) with her husband Tom. Jenny possesses a proven track record of exceeding company objectives. She is a quick learner, results oriented, high energy, diverse, and has a strong work ethic possessing both strategic and operational skills. Jenny is highly skilled in delivering results, critical/analytical thinking, top to top sales calls, and coaching in leading sales professionals. Jenny’s experience makes her an asset to Parker Self Defense, especially as we continue to grow. Jenny’s knowledge in automation of documents, report creation, graphic design/marketing expertise, and creative ideas will help grow Parker Self Defense.

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Amy Cotsworth Social Impact

Amy is a local Douglas County Personalized Automotive Consultant along with her husband Michael and is active in a number of community organizations and endeavors. As an entrepreneur she recognizes the need for affordable programs for Self Defense education. Amy has a longstanding history with Self Defense and the practice of Martial Arts, having trained in multiple disciplines throughout much of her life and, having put these practices to use in real life situations. Amy has a passion for equipping everyone with a working and practical knowledge of how to defend themselves in any situation with confidence. Amy is particularly sensitive to the need to provide training and support to women, teens, children, the elderly and those in high-risk professions where the need for situational awareness and self defense skills are critical for safety in sometimes unpredictable public relations and activities.

Operations Manager - Gene Twombly

As a survivor of domestic violence, at the age of 14,  Gene started a life long journey into martial arts in Carbondale, Kansas in 1983. He began his studies in karate, judo, and jiu-jitsu under Sensei Ron Vowell. In 1988 he enlisted in the US Army and moved to Ft Carson, Colorado. Gene has spent the last 17 years developing his judo and ju-jitsu skills under the mentorship of W. Dieter Reitzig. Sensei Dieter’s guidance made it possible to write the Ju jitsu 360 system. Gene has a passion and heart in teaching others to empower themselves.

 
 
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