Executive Team

WORLD DIRECTOR - Geoffrey Spohn

Geoffrey Spohn is the World Director for the IMAU.

Mr. Spohn has been involved with martial arts for over 35 years.  Starting his training as a child, he was taught the fundamentals of karate by his instructors.  Since that time, Spohn has proven to be a fierce practitioner, continuing to study as many different styles as he can.  He holds high level black belt ranking in multiple disciplines, and has been inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall Of Fame.


MANAGING DIRECTOR - Marytheresa Carlson

The office of IMAU Managing Director is held by Marytheresa Carlson.

Ms. Carlson, a martial arts practitioner for many years, and holds black belt rank in 2 styles.  She is a graduate of  Lake Superior State University, with a bachelors degree in criminal justice, and has proudly served as a law enforcement officer for 15 years.  Carlson has been proudly named by her counties sheriff's department as Deputy of the Year,  and was inducted into Tru Waza Martial Arts TImes, Hall of Fame, as Female Instructor of the Year.


The IMAU Operations Director is Chant Bogucki.

Mr. Bogucki has been a martial arts practitioner for over 30 years.   He currently holds black belt ranking in 4 different martial arts disciplines, and has been inducted into the martial arts Hall of Fame twice by the Eastern U.S.A. International Martial Arts Association.