Dan Chuang

USA Taekwondo

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Height: 5-6
Weight: 130
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
College: Cornell University (Bachelor and Master degrees)
Major: Electrical Engineering
Instructors: Master Han Don Cho, Master Sung Chul Whang and Master Jun Chul Whang
Dojangs: C.W. Taekwondo at Boston, MIT Sport Taekwondo, "t.Bos"

Enjoying competing again after retiring from sparring competition in 2005 ...head instructor of non-profit Taekwondo school C.W. Taekwondo at Boston (http://cwtkd.com), where he coaches "t.Bos", a competitive sparring and poomsae team that he co-founded in 2000 with his friend, 2004 Olympian Chinedum Osuji ...cut his competitive teeth in the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference (ECTC, http://ectc-online.org) competing for Cornell University from 1992-1997... now serves as director of the ECTC ... head instructor and co-founder (since 2000) of the MIT Sport Taekwondo Club (http://web.mit.edu/taekwondo), 6 time ECTC Champions and 4-time Overall Division National Collegiate Champions ... former Secretary General (2007-2011) and current Vice President (2011-) of the National Collegiate Taekwondo Association ... is a WTF-certified International Poomsae Referee

Met his wife, Kathy, through Taekwondo competition ... favorite other sport is tennis ... works full-time as a Technical Staff Member (engineer) at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.



MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:

2011  U.S. National Poomsae Team Member (2nd Senior)
2011 
U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials (2nd Senior): 1st
2011  U.S. Open Poomsae (2nd Senior): BRONZE
2011  Poomsae Coach, U.S. National Collegiate Taekwondo Team, World University Games (Shenzhen, China)

2010  Head Coach, U.S. National Collegiate Taekwondo Team, World University Taekwondo Championships (Vigo, Spain)

2009  Coach, U.S. National Collegiate Taekwondo Team, World University Games (Belgrade, Serbia)

2008  Coach, U.S. National Collegiate Taekwondo Team, World University Taekwondo Championships (Belgrade, Serbia)

2007  Trainer, Trinidad and Tobago, Pan American Games, Taekwondo (Sparring)

2005  Coach, Trinidad and Tobago, World Taekwondo Championships (Sparring)
2005  U.S. Open Sparring (Fin): Quarterfinals

2004  Coach of the Year, National Collegiate Taekwondo Association

2003  U.S. Senior Nationals Sparring (Fin): Quarterfinals
2003  U.S. Senior Nationals Forms: GOLD
2003  Park Pokal (Park Cup) Sparring (Sindelfingen, Germany) (Fin): BRONZE
2003  U.S. Cup Championships Sparring (Fin): GOLD

2002  U.S. National Team Trials Sparring (Fin)
2002  U.S. Senior Nationals Sparring (Fin): BRONZE
2002  U.S. Open Poomsae: SILVER

2000  U.S. Cup Championships Sparring (Fin): GOLD
2000  World Taekwonmudo Championships Sparring (Paris, France) (Fin): SILVER

1998  National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships Sparring (Fin): BRONZE
1998  National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships Forms: SILVER
1998  National Collegiate Team Trials Sparring (Fin): 3rd

1997  National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships Forms: GOLD

1996  U.S. Senior Nationals Forms: SILVER
1996  National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships Sparring (Fly): BRONZE
1996  National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships Forms: SILVER

last updated 8/9/11