Grand Master Jongoon Kim 9th Dan

Kwanjangnim - Head Master
  • Founder of MSU Taekwondo and Judo
  • Pioneer in USA Collegiate Taekwondo
  • 2 time Olympic Judo Referee
  • Director of 2nd Collegiate Taekwondo Championships
  • 8th Dan Hapkido
  • 7th Dan in Judo


MSU TAEKWONDO HALL OF FAME




Instructors

Ronald Southwick 6th Dan
Chief Master Instructor
  • Adjunct Professor, Kinesiology
  • MSU Head Taekwondo Coach
  • National Medalist - Kyorugi & Poomsae
  • 4 X USA National Poomsae Team Member

 

Sarah-Kate Lavan 5th Dan
Senior Master Instructor
  • National Medalist - Kyorugi & Poomsae
  • 2000 Olympic Team Trials Finalist
  • 2011 USA National Poomsae Team Member



MSU Black Belts


Sita Syal 2nd Dan

  • First Female MSU Poom

Kimberly Fritzsche 2nd Dan

  • National Poomsae Medalist
  • 2008 USA National Poomsae Team Member

Ben Olson 1st Dan

  • First Male MSU Poom

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Karl Olson 1st Dan

Neil Syal 1st Poom

Matt Syal 1st Dan

Erin Laimon 1st Dan

  • UACOR Instructor

Brad Gagnon 1st Dan

  • UACOR Instructor



MSU Alumni Black Belts

Chad Johnson 3rd Dan

  • MSU Hall of Fame
  • National Competitor
  • Trained in Korea

Steve Wegener 3rd Dan
  • MSU Hall of Fame
  • MSU Taekwondo Team Captain
  • Multiple AAU National Medalist
  • Pan-Am Trials

Christiana Bradford 2nd Dan

  • MSU Hall of Fame
  • Living in Germany
  • National Competitor
  • Trained in Korea 2003-2004

John Cameron 2nd Dan

  • MSU Hall of Fame
  • Assistant Poomsae Coach

Anuj Rawat 2nd Dan

Neal Lao 1st Dan

Kristen Pregitzer 1st Dan

  • 95-99 AAU National Champion
  • Best Female Athlete in AAU

Mark Spano 1st Dan

Dae-Woo Kim 1st Dan

Racheal Thomson 1st Dan


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