Diane Tamai Jackson Elected Secretary of USJF

August 29, 2018


On August 15, 2018, Diane Tamai Jackson was elected as the secretary of the national USJF Board of Directors.


As secretary, she joins the other elected officers as a member of the USJF executive committee, charged with directing the USJF between the semiannual meetings of the Board.


This step is the latest in her long judo career as a shiai competitor, many-time national and PanAmerican kata champion, and 7-time US team member at the kata world championships, in addition to her service as an assistant sensei at Hui-O Judo in Beltsville, Maryland, national referee, and continental kata judge.


Shufu congratulates Diane and wishes the best for her in her new role.

Coach Certification

SafeSport Certification is now required for all USJF registered clubs. If you have already completed the course and submitted a copy of your certificate, you do not need to resubmit. For more information or to take the course, please visit https://athletesafety.org/

Heads Up concussion training, through the CDC’s website, is a requirement for all members of your USJF registered club who function as teachers at any time. Please advise all of your instructors and assistant instructors of this requirement. The training can be accessed at: http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/