Kris Greffard, Owner/ Lead Instructor
Kris is a law enforcement professional in the Province of British Columbia. She has been a police officer for 14 years. She is certified through the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) as a Certified Use of Force Instructor. Kris has a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation and Health Education through the University of Victoria as well as an Associate Certificate in Leadership and Conflict Resolution through the JIBC . She has been training in self protection and combatives since 2005. She began training under the instruction of Darren Laur with Personal Protection Systems Inc (PPS). Kris became a full time instructor for PPS in 2010. In 2016 Darren gave Kris his best wishes to continue to deliver self-protection and safety programs through Kris’s new company, Sheepdog Self-Protection Inc.
As a mother of 2 employed in a high risk profession, Kris has devoted herself to self protection training, doing everything possible to ensure she kisses her babies goodnight. Kris takes pride in providing the best training possible to ensure you do the same. Kris and her team are passionate about teaching you the skills, physically and mentally, to survive. As a parent, Kris understands the importance of teaching children safety and is dedicated to providing children with the tools they need to make it home safe.
Rob Horne, Instructor
Bylaw Officer Protective Force Options, Integrated Street Combatives,
Physical Abilities Test Administrator
Rob is a law enforcement professional in the Province of British Columbia. He has been a police officer for 14 years. He is certified through the Justice Institute of British Columbia as a Certified Use of Force Instructor. Rob has been training in self protection and combatives since 2010. Rob is an instructor for ISC and assists with Fight Back for Women. He is a certified Physical Abilities Test administrator. Rob’s passion is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Chris Spargo, Instructor
Managing Aggressive People, Total Awareness,
Bylaw Officer Protective Force Options, Physical Abilities Test Administrator
Chris retired from law enforcement in 2018 after 29 years of policing. Chris spent 13 years as a Sergeant, 18 years as a firearms instructor, and 16 years on the Emergency Response Team. His background includes patrol, bikes, beat, traffic, crowd management, internal investigations, operational planning, and training. Chris is a certified Physical Abilities Test Administrator. Chris is the lead instructor for the Managing Aggressive People program and Total Awareness program. He also assists in the delivery of Bylaw Protective Force Options Training.
Mike Massine, Instructor
Officer Safety, Use of Force Theory, Report Writing/ Articulation
Mike spent 32 years in law enforcement and policing working in Corrections, Military Police, and 2 Municipal Police Departments. Mike retired in 2019 to join the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General as a Senior Program Manager in a police oversight role. Mike has worked in many roles throughout his career but his main focus was on Emergency Response Team operations, crisis intervention and de-escalation, use of force theory, articulation, and related policy and procedures. Mike is also certified by the Province and JIBC as an Advanced Security Training (AST) Instructor. He is an aspiring rock n’ roll drummer with visions of one day touring the world while making people dance.
Sarah Bull, Instructor
Animal Control, Officer Safety, and Animal Capture Methods
Sarah has been a Bylaw and Animal Control Officer for over 18 years in a large municipality in Metro Vancouver. She possesses over 25 years of knowledge, skills, and experiences in animal health, welfare, handling, care, and control. Officer safety, public safety, and animal safety are Sarah’s priorities. Sarah has led dangerous dog investigations that have proceeded to Provincial Court and successfully resulted in enhanced public safety measures in the community. She has also provided expert opinion and consultation with legal counsel for animal control related cases. Sarah and her family share their lives with 2 fabulous felines, Magic and Ahsoka.
Martine Renaud, ***Upcoming Trainer***
1:1 Personal Training, Kick My Ass Combative Fitness Instructor
Martine is a law enforcement professional in the Province of British Columbia. She has been a police officer since 1996 when she was recruited by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Martine draws upon her personal experiences to provide a fulsome and intuitive approach to her clients. Martine is a fitness lover and excels in a variety of fields including running, swimming, cycling, strength training, and snowboarding. She is excited to share her passion and knowledge with you and is committed to seeing you reach your maximum potential, personally and professionally. Martine’s motto: “Let’s grow together”!
Kim Basi, Instructor/ Role Player
Kim retired in 2020 after working 30 years in law enforcement. Kim started her career as a 911 operator / dispatcher and then became a police officer. Kim worked with high risk youth in the Greater Victoria area. She spent time in traffic, Crime Prevention, and was a School Liaison Officer. A majority of Kim’s career was been working with youths, which is her passion.
Peter Gill, Instructor
Integrated Street Combatives, Kick My Ass Combatives Fitness
Peter is currently in his 26th year of policing on Vancouver Island. He has a passion for training and helping people achieve their goals and aspirations. Peter has had a diverse Law Enforcement career ranging from Primary Response, Community Policing , Gang Section , Secondment to Behavioural Sciences Group Major Crime Section RCMP, Use of Force Instructor and a devotion to Coaching and Mentoring. His love for his family is quintessential to who he is.
Freya Mason, Assistant
Physical Abilities Testing
Freya is our Sanitization Specialist! Throughout COVID she has been keeping our staff and our participants safe and for that we can not thank her enough. At 16, Freya brings an amazing attitude to the training environment, similar to the mindset she brings to the basketball court. In our eyes… Freya is ROCKSTAR!