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David Matsumoto

David Matsumoto Class of 2021 David Matsumoto proposed by Daiheigen Yudanshakai Current Positions Founder and Program Director, East Bay Judo Institute (2015-current) Daiheigen Yudanshakai, Board of Examiners Chair (2020-current) Judo Awards, Honors, and Fellowships...

Darlene Anaya

Darlene Anaya Class 1993 Darlene Anaya proposed by the Hall of Fame committee, Darlene Anaya wrote:At the age of 6, my father and sensei, Tony Anaya, introduced me to the art of Judo. He began teaching me basic moves on our living room carpet and by the age of 9, my...

Robert Brink

Robert Brink Class of 2020             Robert Brink 58 years in the trenches as young competitor and as 100% volunteer teacher, coach of many medalists, referee, club founder and administrator such activities including: U.S. Navy-Marine...

Clyde Worthen

Clyde Worthen Inducted 2020 Clyde Worthen Hudson Judo Yudanshakai wroteWe wish to nominate Sensei Clyde Worthen, 6th Dan, for inclusion in the USJF Hall of Fame in the competitor, coaching, and program administrator categories. Sensei Worthen has devoted his adult...

Allen James Coage

Allan Coage Class of 1993 Allan Coage Allen James Coage (October 22, 1943 – March 6, 2007) was an American professional wrestler with the WWF, Stampede Wrestling and other promotions, better known by his ring names Bad News Allen and Bad News Brown. He won a bronze...

Donn Draeger

Donn Draeger Class of 1994 Donn Draeger Draeger reportedly began his involvement in the martial arts while living in the Chicago area, at around the age of 7 or 8. His first training was in jujutsu, but he soon changed to judo and by age 10, he reportedly achieved the...