Master Youngmok Kim is a 4th-degree black belt and obtained his firstdegree black belt from Kukkiwon, the world headquarters of taekwondo in 1988. He served as a taekwondo instructor at the ROKAF (Republic of Korea Air Force) for 2 years and 6 months prior to coming to the US in 2003 to pursue his doctorate degree in nutrition and food science at Texas A&M university. Master Kim has continuously trained in multiple taekwondo centers in Korea and the US and has over a decade of experience teaching, referring, and competing in taekwondo.
Dr. Susan Ahn is expertise in human development. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Florida. She also has multiple degrees and certifications in early childhood education, psychology, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).
Dr. Ahn’s goal for USTC’s childcare program is simple. She wants to make a positive change in children and their families and lead them to reach their fullest potential.