United Traditional Tae Kwon-Do Canada
Executive Team at United Traditional Tae Kwon-Do Canada
Master Gibson has been instructing martial arts for more than 30 years and has introduced Tae Kwon-Do to many southern Alberta communities. His innovative leadership efforts have placed him on the forefront of modern
instruction methods, while maintaining the traditional roots of Korean martial arts.
He was promoted to 8th Degree Black Belt in 2014 by Grand Master C.K. Choi. Most recently Master Gibson was inducted in the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame for his leadership in developing Tae Kwon-Do in Southern Alberta
Master Darin Gibson, President
Master Nonomura became involved in martial arts at the age of 16. For more than 30 years he has coordinated and participated in countless demonstrations and tournaments promoting Tae Kwon-Do.
He is a head instructor at one of the largest Tae Kwon-Do Schools in Alberta, with 3 branch schools in operation in the area. He was promoted to 7th Degree Black Belt in 2014 by Grand Master C.K. Choi.
Most recently Master Nonomura was inducted in the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame for his leadership in developing Tae Kwon-Do in Southern Alberta
Master Colin Nonomura, Vice President
Mr. Sam Lieff, National Team Coach
Mr. Lieff is a 4th Dan Nationally Certified Instructor with international experience as a competitor and coach.
Most recently Mr. Lieff represented Canada at the 2013 Tae Kwon-Do International- World Championships. He was a part of the three person team which captured the Bronze medal in Team Sparring.
Since joining the team as coach, he has led the team to regional, national and international success in Western Canada, Italy in 2015, and Ottawa in 2016.
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Mr. Rowe has been practicing Tae Kwon-Do since 2001, and is currently a 5th Degree Black Belt.
As a full time Owner and Chief Instructor of Quest Martial Arts in Kelowna, B.C., he brings a wealth of business experience to the organization. His infectious optimism and positive attitude have helped him build a fantastic network of martial artists in his community.
He is well known for his friendly demeanor and eagerness to learn and share from his experiences. He instructs private classes for children with autism and conducts an annual Kids Leadership Summit to help youth reach their potential.
Mr. Chris Rowe - Director