Craig McCleary is the senior instructor of the Lakehurst dojo, and a founding director of Karate Kawartha Lakes .  On February 16, 2014 he received his 1st degree black belt in Shindo, and he received his 3rd degree black belt in June of 2017.

McCleary Sensei has competed as a middle weight for the S.W.K.K.F. National Team and participates in clinics and tournaments across the country and around the world bringing back international karate experience to the students.  He traveled to Scotland with the national team in April of 2014 to compete as a middle weight fighter for Canada.

He takes care of all of the registration and dues collection for the members in the schools. As an instructor and as a karate-ka, his dedication to the school and students is unsurpassed.