Our Team

Team YICTKD

Home of the head coach for the 2000 USA Taekwondo Olympic Team

Young In Cheon

Grand Master

  • 2011-2013  President California Unified Taekwondo Association
  • 2010-2011 Russia Open Championship USA Team Leader
  • 2008-2011  Korea Open Championship USA Team Leader
  • 2007 Founder and Special Advisor of the California Unified Taekwondo Association
  • 2000 Sydney, Australia Olympic USA Team Head Coach
  • 2000 United States Olympic Committee selected Coach of the Year Award
  • 1997 United States Olympic Committee selected Coach of the Year Award
  • 2001, 1997 & 1995 Technical Director of the World Taekwondo Championship
  • Executive Director of the National Collegiate Taekwondo Association
  • Coaching Science Committee Vice Chair of the U.S. Taekwondo Union
  • Hosted 1994 & ’96 World Taekwondo Festival Televised International Channel
  • Has trained one of the highest numbers of Jr and National Team members in the United States.
  • 2002     World Cup Championship–Tokyo, Japan
  • 2001    World Taekwondo Championship–Jeju, Korea
  • 2000     2000 Sydney Olympic Games USA Head Coach–Sydney, Australia
  • 1999     Qualification Tournament for the 2000 Olympic Games–Croatia
  • 1998     Junior World Taekwondo Championship–Turkey
  • 1998     Chosun International Taekwondo Championship– Australia
  • 1997     13th World Taekwondo Championship–Hong Kong
  • 1996     5th World University Taekwondo Championship–St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1993    11th World TKD Championship–Madison Square Garden, New York
  • 1992     3rd World University Games–Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1991     10th World Taekwondo Championship–Athens, Greece
  • 1990     2nd World University Games–Santander, Spain
  • 1994-1996  Samsung World TKD Festival      University of California Irvine, CA
  • 1998-2003  LA Open Championship       Pomona & Anaheim, CA
  • Olympian Steven Lopez- 2x Olympic Gold Medalist, 5x World Champion
  • 2000 Olympian Juan Moreno
  • 2000 Olympian Barbara Kunkel
  • 2000 Olympian Kay Poe
  • 3-Times U.S. National Champion- Michael Tang
  • 4-Times US National Team Member- Jason Han
  • 7-Times US National Team Member- David Kang
  • 3x US National Team – Hyon Lee
  • Peru Olympic Team – Peter Lopez
  • 1992 Olympian Herb Perez – Gold Medal
  • 1991 World Champions Lynette Love and Arlene Limas Olympians- Gold Medal
  • JR/SR Champions – Eric Fermin, Jennifer Strutowski, Phillip Yun, Chris Kae, Brian Hood