INSTRUCTORS, COACHES & REFEREES

ALL SAN GABRIEL JUDO INSTRUCTORS:
• HAVE CLEARED BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION EVERY 2 YEARS
• HAVE PASSED USOC SAFE SPORT CERTIFICATION EVERY 2 YEARS
• HAVE PASSED CDC CONCUSSION TRAINING CERTIFICATION EVERY 2 YEARS
• HAVE LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE BY USA JUDO, INC

ALL SAN GABRIEL JUDO COACHES HAVE COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS, PLUS THE FOLLOWING:
• HAVE COMPLETED THE USA JUDO COACH’S CERTIFICATION
• HAVE SIGNED THE INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION CODE OF CONDUCT AGREEMENT

ALL SAN GABRIEL JUDO REFEREES HAVE COMPLETED ALL OF THE ABOVE, PLUS THE FOLLOWING:
• HAVE PASSED A WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND PRACTICAL EVALUATION FOR EACH RANK BY THE REFEREE COMMISSION
• HAVE MAINTAINED THE REQUIRED EDUCATION AND ACTIVITIES FOR EACH RANK

RICHIE ENDOW, 4DAN

HEAD INSTRUCTOR
USA JUDO INTERNATIONAL COACH
IJF CONTINENTAL REFEREE

AARON KUNIHIRO, 3DAN

HEAD INSTRUCTOR
CO-HEAD COACH
USA JUDO CONTINENTAL COACH

TAIZO SASAKI, 3DAN

HEAD INSTRUCTOR
CO-HEAD COACH
USA JUDO CONTINENTAL COACH

GLENN KOYAMA, 6DAN

ADVISOR/BOARD MEMBER
IJF CONTINENTAL REFEREE
SG REFEREE INSTRUCTOR

KUDANS 9TH DEGREE BLACK BELTS

MITSUHO “MITS” KIMURA, USJF HALL OF FAME MEMBER

HACHIDANS 8TH DEGREE BLACK BELTS

TADASHI HIRAOKA, USA JUDO INTERNATIONAL COACH, MASTER EXAMINER
SHIGEO TASHIMA, USJF HALL OF FAME MEMBER

SHICHIDANS 7TH DEGREE BLACK BELTS

MIKE NORIEGA, USA JUDO INTERNATIONAL COACH

YONDANS 4TH DEGREE BLACK BELTS

ALAN SHIMAMOTO, BOARD MEMBER, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO CONTINENTAL COACH
FRISCO YAMASAKI, TECHNICAL ADVISOR
RON ITO, ADVISOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
LORENZO MENZEL, USJF NATIONAL COACH, USA JUDO NATIONAL REFEREE

 

SANDANS 3RD DEGREE BLACK BELTS

YOSHIO OKAMOTO, ASST INSTRUCTOR
TOMONAO MATSUMOTO, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL REFEREE, SG KATA INSTRUCTOR

NIDANS 2ND DEGREE BLACK BELTS

NATHAN SEE, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USJA NATIONAL COACH, USA JUDO NATIONAL REFEREE
MIGUEL NORIEGA, USJA NATIONAL COACH, STRENGTH&AGILITY TRAINER
RICHARD WONG, USA JUDO NATIONAL REFEREE
KRIS HIRAOKA, ASST INSTRUCTOR
JOSH HIRAOKA, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USJA NATIONAL COACH
ROY HARTING, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
DANIEL HU, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USJA REGIONAL COACH, SATELLITE LOCATION INSTRUCTOR (SCHL BJJ)

SHODANS 1ST DEGREE BLACK BELTS

MAKO YOSHITAKE, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
KEN SAKUDA, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
CRAIG SUZUKI, ASST INSTRUCTOR
GARRY RICHARDSON, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
BRENT KATAOKA, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
CRAIG IIDA
MATTHEW SHIMAMOTO, ASST INSTRUCTOR
TYLER SHIMAMOTO, ASST INSTRUCTOR
TIMOTHY HU, ASST INSTRUCTOR
KILE YOUNG
MAELYNN LANGARICA, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO REGIONAL COACH
JASON SAKUDA, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO REGIONAL REFEREE
IZZY COULTER, ASST INSTRUCTOR
SHARON WU, ASST INSTRUCTOR

SHODANS CONT’D

SCOTT RICHARDSON
KEVIN TAISE
JAYDE KATAGIHARA
EAN KATAGIHARA
MAKO SETO
MELANIE LAM
BRANDON WONG
EMILY WONG-HASHIMOTO
ELYSE KATAGIHARA
MITCHELL YOKOGAWA
SCOTT YOKOGAWA
RYAN WONG
FERRIS YANG
EILEEN MCNAIR