Kathleen Vonk, LouKa Tactical Training LLC

Kathy has been a police officer since 1988 and is currently a Sergeant with the Nevada State Police in Las Vegas. She earned a BS in Exercise Science from Michigan State University, and a BA in Criminal Justice. She has been the Fitness Chair for the National Tactical Officer’s Association. She is considered a wellness expert, consultant, and instructor- trainer for MCOLES. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), a Certified Physical Fitness Specialist and Health Promotion Director by the Cooper Institute of Aerobics Research in Dallas, and a USA Weightlifting Sport Coach Level 1. She designed and implemented the fitness program for the Washtenaw Community College Police Academy in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was the primary fitness instructor from 2001-2013. She is nationally published in numerous subjects including physical fitness, nutrition, use of heart rate monitors in training, public safety cycling, and instructs nationally in those same areas.

Lou Ann Hamblin, LouKa Tactical Training LLC

Lou Ann is a retired 22 year veteran police officer. She earned a master’s degree in Human Performance Technology and Instructional Design from the University of Michigan, and a BA in Criminal Justice Administration. She instructs nationally in the areas of instructor development, firearms, defensive tactics, officer survival, leadership and skills training for female officers and specialty units, public safety cycling, and other areas. She assisted in the design of the Calibre Press Street Survival for Women Seminar and is an Advisory Board member for In addition to these activities, she is the former In-Service Law Enforcement Training Coordinator for Schoolcraft College in Garden City, Michigan. She is nationally published in a variety of use-of-force subjects and is a current board member for the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI). She is a PWI Instructor-Trainer and was a fitness instructor for the Washtenaw Community College Police Academy in Ann Arbor, Michigan.