Roy Englert, Esq.



D. Eric Spears



Diane Tamai Jackson



Gaiv Tata


Chair, Board of Examiners

Miki Takemori


Committees and Chairpersons


Athlete Funding: Robert Hunt

Kata Development: Rob Gouthro

Rank Registration: Karen Whilden

Referee Development: Karl Tamai, Bobby Donaldson

Registration: Chuck Medani (acting chair)

Sanction Committee: Eric Spears, John Morrisson

Coach Development: Eric Spears

Communication and Social Media: George Antoniou

Medical: Robert White, M.D.

Senior Development: Tad Nalls

Standards: Bobby Donaldson

Tournament Recorder: Gaiv Tata

Teacher Development: Michael Landstreet

Website: Chuck Medani

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

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: