Instructors & Officers


Rolla Aikido is directed and managed by the governance of a Board of Officers composed of the Head Instructor and other instructors, Central Aikido Liaison, elected officer positions and occasional advisors to fill needs to the board. The members of the board are highly dedicated to the advancement of the dojo and it's members, taking as their primary focus and priority to forge and maintain a unity within the dojo through technical standards for all members, a clear direction for growth and a clear pathway for the continuity of our high standards of practice.



Head Instructor  Patrick Bazzoli
Assistant Instructor  Paul Stephens
Assistant Instructor  Leiren Jarvis
President  Patrick Bazzoli
Vide President  Jacob Woods
Treasurer  Ethan Reynolds 
Faculty Advisor 

Patrick Bazzoli, yonkyu
Head Instructor, Club President email



Paul Stephens, sankyu
Assistant Instructor    email


Leiren Jarvis, yonkyu
Assistant Instructor email




Central Aikido

Cliff Fuller, Shodan
Chief Instructor email

Cliff has studied Aikido since 1981, originally under the direction of Linda Vecchio, Shihan. During his 30+ years in Aikido he's worked with some of the the most talented Aikidoka in the US.


Tom Burden, Ikkyu
Instructor/Central Aikido Liaison email

Tom began studying Aikido in 1991 under Montgomery Sensei of Midland Ki Society, later moving to the USAF. He is a co-founder of Central Aikido and has been the Club President since founding.




                          ~ O-Sensei

Our Lineage

Morihei Ueshiba, Founder

Yoshimistu Yamada, 8th Dan

Linda Lee Vecchio, 7th Dan

Aikido of Rolla    Gale Bullman Multipurpose Building, S&T, Rolla MO, 65409