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 SENSEI
USA JUDO INTERNATIONAL COACH
IJF CONTINENTAL REFEREE

TAIZO SASAKI, 4DAN

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

rokuDANS 6TH DEGREE BLACK BELTS

WILLIAM SHEARS

GODANS 5TH DEGREE BLACK BELTS

RICHARD “BLINKY” ELIZALDE

YODANS 4TH DEGREE BLACK BELTS

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

 

SANDANS 3RD DEGREE BLACK BELTS

YOSHIO OKAMOTO, TECHNICAL ADVISOR
PHILIP HORIUCHI, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
MONICA GUADAGNINI, ASST INSTRUCTOR, 1980 ARGENTINA WORLD TEAM MEMBER
ROY HARTING, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH, TECHNICAL ADVISOR
CHRIS SAKODA, USA JUDO NATIONAL N4 REFEREE

NIDANS 2ND DEGREE BLACK BELTS

BRYAN DAVIS, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH, USA JUDO NATIONAL REFEREE
MIGUEL NORIEGA, USJA NATIONAL COACH, STRENGTH&AGILITY TRAINER
RICHARD WONG, USA JUDO NATIONAL REFEREE
KRIS HIRAOKA, ADVISOR
JOSH HIRAOKA, USJA NATIONAL COACH
NATHAN SEE, USJA NATIONAL COACH, USA JUDO NATIONAL REFEREE
DANIEL HU, ASST INSTRUCTOR, USJA REGIONAL COACH
GARRY RICHARDSON, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH

SHODANS 1ST DEGREE BLACK BELTS

MAKO YOSHITAKE, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
KEN SAKUDA, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
CRAIG SUZUKI 
BRENT KATAOKA, USA JUDO NATIONAL COACH
CRAIG IIDA
MATTHEW SHIMAMOTO
TYLER SHIMAMOTO, ATHLETIC TRAINER
TIMOTHY HU, ASST INSTRUCTOR
MAELYNN LANGARICA, USA JUDO REGIONAL COACH
JASON SAKUDA, USA JUDO REGIONAL REFEREE
KYLE SAKUDA, ASST INSTRUCTOR
TIFFANY YANAGI, 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
KILE YOUNG
IZZY COULTER
SHARON WU
JUSTIN MONTEJO