Sensei Tony Mastromatteo began training with Grand Master Joe Esposito in 1989. He first achieved black belt in 1997. After more than 25 years in the martial arts he remains an active student and teacher of both adults and kids. A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, he grew up in Agawam and moved to Metrowest Boston after attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1988. While working full-time as an engineer he studied part-time at Boston University where he earned a Master of Science in Computer Engineering in 1994. Sensei Tony continues to work full-time as a channel sales manager in the telecommunications industry. In addition to martial arts, his passions include family, music, movies, food, fitness, downhill skiing, and bicycling. He lives in Natick, MA, with his wife Stacey and three sons.