2020 Instructors Team

Head Master : Derrick Kwak (6th dan)     

Chief Inst. : Derrick Jr Kwak (3rd dan)

Sr. Inst. : Todd Peterson (3rd dan)

Sr. Inst. : Connor Navin (3rd dan)

Sr. Inst. : Elizabeth Snedeker (3rd dan)

Jr. Inst. : Daniel Kwak (3rd dan) 

Jr. Inst. : Sarah Kwak (2nd dan)

Jr. Inst. : Luke Behrens (2nd dan) 

Jr. Inst. : Alex Kountouris (1st dan)

Coaching Staff
Sparring Sr. Coach : Derrick Kwak Jr. (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2020 AAU & USAT National Team)

Sparring Jr. Coach : Charlie Hartwell (2017 & 2019 USAT and AAU medalist)

Sparring Jr. Coach : Martin Lado (2017 AAU & USAT National Team, 2017 PamAm Gold medalist) 

Demo Jr. Coach : Juliet Catherine Hughes Diballa (2015, 2017 California State champion) 

Demo Jr. Coach : Brooke E Castillo (2014 USAT National Team alternate)

We are proud accredited & Affiliates of  

The governing body of traditional Taekwondo.  All our black belts are Kukkiwon certified. 

AAU provides safe and

affordable sport competition experience for its members.  It also develops and support

youth athletes and we are proud to be their district representative.  

NGBD and a part of USOC.
Member since 2003 and we have produced more than 150 medalists and numerous national team members.
World Taekwondo governs sport Taekwondo events, including Olympic, world championship and all regional qualifiers.  
Background check and safe training environment for our staff and students