K38 was founded by Shawn Alladio. Training courses were provided in 1989. K38 enjoys a 29 year legacy of training the worlds elite Rescue Water Craft Operators, Military Personnel, Course Marshals, Recreational riders and Professional competitors.

Shawn began operating a Kawasaki Jet Ski stand up JS440 in the late 1970's with the First Generation in Southern California. She still owns four standups. She is a professional PWC Racer and the world's foremost authority regarding Personal Water Craft education and safety.

She is a co-founder of RIZNWILD CLOTHING an action sports clothing company with Ryan Smith, and Kyla Dominguez based in Southern California.

She is the award recipient of numerous boating safety awards and is inducted into 2 Hall of Fames.

She is a mother of 2 wonderful daughters, enjoys working with her K38 colleagues from K38 Asian, K38 Europe, K38 Latino America and K38 Oceania and enjoys high quality chocolate and people who are driven to succeed through failure.

She cares most about her community and the culture surrounding the Rescue Water Craft operators, working hard and dedicated towards protecting their reputation, distributing safety information and continuing to train these amazing individuals to the highest standards of care.