USJF American High School Judo Team to Travel to Korea
The list of USJF American High School Judo Team traveling to Korea next month is shown below.
They will represent the US at 7th Busan International Youth Judo Tournament and Cultural Festival in Busan, Korea on August 3
and then remain 2 more days for a special training camp.
Team Leader Joon K. Chi, Edina Judo Club, Konan YDK
Coach Ross Quam, San Shi Judo Club
Competitors (no specific order)
- Colton Brown, 16 years old, 81 kg, Shodan, Yonezuka Sensei, Cranford Judo Club, New Jersey
- Matt Dong, 16 years, 60 kg, Shodan, Vaughn Iamada, San Jose Buddhist Judo Club, California
- Christopher Kurakazusampson, 16 years, 66kg, Ikkyu, Stan Sochenek, Grand Rapids Judo Club, Michigan
- Preston Quam, 16 years, 73kg, Ikkyu, Ernie Matsubara, San Shi Judo Club, California
- Brent Yasukochi, 16 years, 60 kg, Ikkyu, Ernie Matsubara, San Shi Judo Club, California
Joon K. Chi
- 8th dan IJF International Referee A
- Chairman, USJF Referee Development and Certification Committee
- Pan American Judo Union Referee Commission Member