WORLD TAEKWONDO ACADEMY - ALBERTVILLE / ST. MICHAEL

Colonial Mall | 403 Central Ave E | St. Michael/Albertville, MN, 55376

The St. Michael-Albertville dojang is conveniently located in the Colonial Mall in St. Michael. With one large training area and one small training area, we are able to accommodate a variety of programs, including our dynamic Taekwondo program, intense Kettlebell program, and Kickboxing Bootcamps.

Master Patrick Hoth

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Experience/Training:

  • Training since 1985
  • Certified 5th Degree Black Belt
  • Kumdo (Korean Sword)
  • Head Coach of the WTA Poomsae Team
  • 2013 MN State Poomsae Champion
  • 2013 US National Poomsae Medalist
  • WTA Jedi Team Member
  • MMA
  • Seven Years Public School Teacher
  • Twelve Years Public School Administrator
  • Reid Nine Steps of Criminal Interrogations
  • Multi-Hazard School Response
  • Verbal Judo
  • Anti-Bullying
  • School Climate
  • Workplace Safety

Education:

  • BS, Special Education, Winona State
  • MA, Educational Policy and Administration, University of MN
  • 6th Year Certificate, (K-12 Principal License), University of Minnesota
  • Harvard Principals' Institute, 2005

Hobbies/Interests:

  • All things Family!
  • Being with quality friends
  • Church, Reading, Writing, Landscaping, Studying

Master Crookes

Birthday: May 29th
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, PA
Hobbies: Taekwondo, photography, religious studies, mountain biking, family, church, community outreach

Accomplishments
  • 4th Degree Master Black Belt
  • 35 years of Taekwondo Experience
  • Southeast Regional Champion Freestyle Forms Competition
  • 1983 - Battle of Atlanta Novice Champion
  • 1985 - Battle of Atlanta Advanced Champion
  • Certified Lecture Coach
  • National Sales Trainer
  • Business Owner
  • Registered Nurse

Mr. Rob Barnes

Birthday: May 25th
Place of Birth: Michigan
Hobbies: Taekwondo, Jiu Jitsu, video games, cooking, gadgets and being with family

Accomplishments
  • Taekwondo 1st degree black belt
  • Jiu Jitsu blue belt
  • 5 time Tough Mudder
  • Minnesota State Award of Honor

Mrs. Jackie Elliot

Birthday: February 25th
Place of Birth: Kentucky
Hobbies: Taekwondo, reading, photography, building models, watching movies

Accomplishments
  • 1st degree Black Belt
  • 2013 Female student of the year
  • 2014 Assistant instructor of the year
  • Peak poomsae team
  • 1997 Chief's outstanding service award (City of Grayson VFD)
  • 1998 Firefighter of the year (Grayson area chamber of commerce )

Mr. Jason Hurd

Birthday: August 17th
Place of Birth: Minnesota
Hobbies: Taekwondo, riding motorcycle, movies, watching MMA, walking and spending time with family

Accomplishments
  • 1st Degree Black Belt
  • 2013 Male Student of the Year (St. Michael)
  • Senior Leader
  • CPR Certified
  • Certified Kickboxing Instructor

Jr. Leader - Aidan Riley

Birthday: March 8th
Place of Birth: Minnesota
Hobbies: Taekwondo, reading, playing video games, hanging out with friends

Accomplishments
  • 1st Degree Black Belt
  • Three years weapons team
  • Weapons instructor
  • Achieved a 4.15 GPA semester 1 of junior year
  • Achieved above a 3 (passing) on 2 AP exams
  • On track to recieve AA degree when I graduate high school
  • Leadership patch in Taekwondo
  • Two years of Jiu Jitsu

Jr. Leader - Kieran Riley

Birthday: March 17th
Place of Birth: Minnesota
Hobbies: Taekwondo, magic, programming

Accomplishments
  • First degree black belt
  • 3 years weapons team
  • Honor Roll
  • Weapons instructor
  • Jr. Leader

Jr. Leader - Mia Satre

Birthday: February 9th
Place of Birth: Minnesota
Hobbies: Taekwondo, softball, minecraft, swimming and reading

Accomplishments
  • 1st Degree Black 
  • Starting softball pitcher
  • Honor Roll student in 5th and 6th grade
  • Student of the month in 5th grade

Jr. Leader - Olivia Reggin

Birthday: September 20th
Place of Birth: Minnesota
Hobbies: Taekwondo, dance, flute, signing, snowboarding, science and spending time with family and friends.

Accomplishments
  • 1st Degree Black Belt
  • Junior Leader
  • Junior Instructor
  • Student Council
  • "A"  Honor Roll

Jr. Leader - Noah Johnson

Birthday: September 22nd
Place of Birth: Minnesota
Hobbies: Taekwondo, video games, magic the gathering, spending time with family, riding bike, sports, fishing and reading

Accomplishments
  • Probationary Black Belt
  • Jr. Leader of the year 2014
  • "A" Honor Roll
  • 2 x Demo Team Member
  • Weapons Team
  • Poomsae Team
  • Youth Taekwondo Leadership Program - 2015

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