Get Passionate

Grand Master Yang and the staff at Yang Masters UTC are passionate about both teaching and training in Taekwondo.

We pride ourselves in the fact that our staff has a broad range of capabilities as competitors, mentors, educators, and leaders.

They each bring a unique skill set along with being certified Taekwondo instructors, referees, and coaches.

 
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Grand Master Yang, Pok Sun

"get up and get going, you will get better "7전8기"

7th Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt & 37 years in Martial Arts Experience
Multiple Black Belt holder in Hapkido, Haedongkumdo, Nunchaku, Body Guard Martial Arts
World Taekwondo International Certified Referee
USA & Pan Am Taekwondo Certified Coach & Referee
Current USA TAEKWONDO Poomsae TEAM member
2018 US OPEN - Gold Medalist / 2017 USA Nationals - Gold Medalist
2017 US Open - Gold Medalist / 2017 Canada Open - Gold Medalist
2017 Pan Am Kukkiwon Hanmadang - Gold Medalist
2017 World Taekwondo President's Cup - Gold Medalist
2016 World Taekwondo Poomsae Champion - Silver Medalist

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Master Jay Hyuk

"a life in pursuit of the arts" 

4th Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
USA Taekwondo Certified Referee
UTHGU World Champion 2006
Master of Fine Arts - MFA in Sculpture, Hongik University (present)
Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design - MIAPD, Kansas State University
Minor in Business, Kansas State University

 

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Master Julie Kim

"Smile Through and Through"

4th Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
Bachelors in Taekwondo, Dong-Eui University
International Demo Performer, Dong-Eui University Demo Team
Korea Jump lope Certified Instructor

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Master James Kim

"Perseverance through suffering"

4th Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
USA Taekwondo Certified Referee
Master of Divinity - Talbot Theological Seminary, Biola University
Bachelor of Art - Social Work, Cal State

 

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Head Instructor Max Rutschke

3rd Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
USA Taekwondo Certified Referee
2018 Nevada State Champion
2018 California State Champion
2017 California State Champion
2017 Arizona State Champion
2017 National Champion
2017 Pan Am Kukkiwon Hanmadang Champion
2016 Las Vegas Open Champion
 

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Instructor william fincher

3rd Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
USA Taekwondo Certified Referee
2018 California State Champion
2017 California State Champion
2017 Arizona State Champion
2017 Nevada State Champion
2017 Las Vegas Open Champion
2017 National Champion
2017 Pan Am Kukkiwon Hanmadang Champion

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instructor kevin moon

3rd Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
USA Taekwondo Certified Coach & Referee
2018 California State Champion
2017 California State Champion
2017 Arizona State Champion
2017 Nevada State Champion
2017 National Champion
2016 Las Vegas Open Champion
2016 Nevada State Champion

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instructor jonathan moon

3rd Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
2017 Arizona State Champion
2017 Nevada State Champion
2017 National Champion
2016 Nevada State Champion
2015 US Open Champion
 

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Junior Instructor aiden yang

2nd Degree World Taekwondo Kukkiwon Certified Black Belt
2018 Nevada State Champion
2017 Arizona State Champion