The principal teacher is Joseph Lillis, who is a fully licensed Shidoshi (Instructor), who works as a professional therapist.

Joseph began his study of Martial arts in 1979 studying varies systems.

Joseph has been training in the Bujinkan since 1993 and was awarded a teachers license in 2003 by Soke Masaaki Hatsumi. In 2016 he was award the rank of Jugodan, Shihan by Soke Masaaki Hatsumi.

Kieran Collins started training Martial arts in 1998 and was introduced to Bujinkan in 2000. He is a fully licensed Shidoshi (Instructor) Nanadan 7th Dan , He is a senior student and is the longest training member of the Bujinkan Athlone Dojo.