Tim Dalton was an active judo competitor in the 1960’s. In 1962, he helped to found the Eastern Collegiate Judo Association. He served as President of Shufu in the 1970’s and was instrumental in starting the Shufu newsletter, “The Shimbun”. He served as manager of the 1972 Olympic Judo Team in Munich, Germany. He was chairman of the United States Judo Federation Referee Commission. He served as Director of Operations for the United States Judo Incorporated.
Tim and Dr Koiwai were the first two Shufu referees to be elevated to International Judo Federation “A” referee status. Tim is a Life Member of Shufu Yudanshakai. He is a proud member of the United States Marine Corps. He remained active in judo until he passed away.