Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Taekwondo and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.

Here are a few of USA Spirit Martial Arts Academy's instructors and other staff members.

Grand Master Gregory Washington(SEE MASTER'S BIO)
7th Dan Black Belt

Grand Master's Grandson(Dorien Gregory Washington)


Rajer Shah  (4th Dan Black Belt)

Bobby Hacker (4th Dan Black)

Bobby Hacker

Danny Hacker (4th Dan Black Belt/USA TKD Nationals Competitor Medalist/State Champion)  

Olivia Sommer

Jorge Ruiz (2nd Dan)

Ashton Plebanek (3rd Dan)

Jaysic Gandurski (2nd Dan)

Truett Bentsen (1st Dan)

Hector Hernandez(1st Dan)

Jesus Hernandez (1st Dan)

Mason Solorsano (1st Dan)

Sophia Diaz (1st Dan)

Kalina Gandurski (1st Dan)

Annie Kovacs (1st Dan)

Naomi Brendlinger (1st Dan)

Logan Koncel (1st Dan)

Landon Koncel (1st Dan)

Zackary Szynkowski (1st Dan)



For more information about the USA Spirit Martial Arts Academy staff or training programs, please contact us at 815.834.1918 or by clicking here.