Eighth Light Dojo Member since 2003. Currently instructs Hakko Denshin Ryu based Self-Defense Courses at the University of Akron. A Deputy for the Summit County Sheriff’s Office for the past 10 years in the Corrections Division. CERT Team Leader. OPOTA Instructor Certifications in Firearms, ASP Baton, Handcuffing and Defensive Tactics/Subject Control. Certified Fitness Specialist and Self Defense Instructor. Former Track and Field Coach at the University of Akron. Proud father of current HDRJJ Brown Belt Daniel Wright.