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Head Coach: Krasimir Rusev  

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Coach: Ivo Mateev

 


 

USA Taekwondo National Team Coach 2016-2018

Studied at The National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria 1998-2001

Major: Sport Taekwondo and Physical education.  

Certified World Taekwondo Master 3rd Class from Kukkiwon,

The World Taekwondo Academy, Seoul, Korea 2013

5th Dan Black Belt World Taekwondo Federation/Kukkiwon 2017

International Global Coach Certification WTF 2016

National Coach Certification Level II  USA Taekwondo 2015

National Coach Certification from AAU Taekwondo 2009

Head Coach Taekwondo Club at British School of Chicago

Head Coach Taekwondo Club at Near North Montessori School, Chicago

Master of the year Award from the Taekwondo Masters Academy

Chicago, IL 2005

International Taekwondo Referee certification class A 2004

Head coach of the Elite Taekwondo Team at Bally TMA (2002-2007)

 

Major competition achievements:

6 time Bulgarian National Taekwondo Sparring Champion

(1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)

Bulgarian National Team Member from 1992 till 2000

World Taekwondo Championships Team Member, Edmonton, Canada 1999

European Taekwondo Championships Team Member, Valencia, Spain 1992

Macedonia International Taekwondo Open : Gold , Skopie, Macedonia 1995

Balkan Taekwondo Championships 1996, 1997 : Bronze

Turkey International Taekwondo Open : Bronze, Istanbul, Turkey 1992

 


 

4th Dan black belt from The World Taekwondo Federation

1st Dan black belt from The Korea Hapkido Federation

Certified Associate Coach USA Taekwondo 2012

Assistant Coach Team Revolution since 2012

Over 20 years of experience in teaching and training Taekwondo

 

Major Competition achievements:

Bulgarian National Champion Sparring 1995

Bulgaria National Senior World Team Trials:  Gold 1995

Bulgaria National Team Member 1995