Kyle is a member of the American KDS Technical Group. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and holds a Bachelor's Degree and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University. He currently lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana and works for Sasol in the Inorganic Specialties R&D group. Kyle began practicing with AKDS in 2003 and was awarded the rank of 1st Dan in March of 2008. Kyle has personally practiced with Harada Sensei and the 5th Dan Technical Group at the KDS Summer School in Canterbury, England. He was the instructor for the Brigham Young University club in Provo, UT from 2008 to 2012. Kyle now instructs at the Lake Charles Club in Louisiana and received his 2nd Dan in October of 2015.