Lead Instructors (수석교범)

Keane Correa

Keane has been practicing taekwondo for 9 years and has been an instructor for almost 7 years. He trained under WTF style and has competed in many competitions in Washington state including Master Shon’s championship, WA Open, and Governor’s Cup. He has won 2 poomsae championships and medaled in poomsae and sparring. He has been one of the main instructors at White Tiger Martial Arts and has led their demo team to win demo team competitions and perform for the Globetrotters at Key Arena and local festivals. Keane hopes to study in Kukkiwon someday and earn higher dans of black belt so as to open a school one day.

Brandon Hofbauer

Brandon is a junior with a 2nd Degree Black Belt. Brandon has been training for six years. Teaching taekwondo has been an excellent opportunity to show others how great the martial art is, as well as a way for him to gain a more introspective view on it. Brandon is currently a Public Health major, and enjoys working on the community level. He hopes to see you all soon!

Sparring Coach (겨루기교범)

Viet Tran

Coach Tran is a 4th degree black belt with over 23 years of experience in taekwondo. Prior to UW, he coached at Stanford University where he also served as captain of the competition team (2005-09) and president of the club during his undergraduate years. He is a seasoned competitor having won a World Junior Championship (2002) and competed internationally in Argentina, England, and Japan. He is also an AAU, PacWest, and National Collegiate champion in both sparring and poomsae. At UW, Coach Tran loves introducing sparring to club members and preparing club members for competition at all levels.

Demo Team Captain (시범단장)

Ginger Kwak

Assistant Instructors (부교범)

All Officers including

Celina Hipolito

Gavin Ray

Jesslyn Freeman-Correa

Jeanelle-Marie Sales

Joshawah Eagle-Bear