Luke Ford

Taekwondo

Ford

Height: 5-11
Weight: 176 pounds
High School: Ransom Everglades '07
College: University of Miami
Year of Graduation: 2011
Major: Political Science
Coach: Juan Moreno
Dojang: Miami Peak Performance

WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: 116th (-80kg)

See Luke's Feb. 2011 Athlete Q&A

Hobbies: cars, reading, beach

Favorite Foods: steak and rice

Pre-competition meal: carbs and protein

Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan

Favorite Movie: "300"

Favorite Music: alternative rock

Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Germany 

Competition Record:
2014  USA Taekwondo National Team Trials (men’s middle): FIRST
2014  U.S. National Team member (Middle)

2012 
Olympic Trials - Phase 7 (-80kg): 2nd

2011  World Taekwondo Championships (Welter): Round of 32
          -def. Sergio Leguizamon (PAR), by DSQ, in Round of 128
          -def. Aaron Cook (GBR), 7-5, in Round of 64
          -lost to Rudford Hamon (HAI), 4-2, in Round of 32

2011  U.S. National Team Member (Welter)
2011 
U.S. National Team Trials (Welter): 1st

2010 
2012 Olympic Team Trials 1 (Light/Welter): 7th
2010  USAT National Championships (Welter): SILVER
2010 
USAT Daytona Beach National Qualifier (Welter): GOLD
2010  U-24 National Team Member (Welter)
2010  U-24 National Team Trials (Welter): 1st
2010  U.S. Open (Welter): BRONZE

2009  U-24 National Team Member (Welter)
2009  U-24 National Team Trials (Welter): 1st
2009  USAT National Championships (Welter): SILVER
2009  World University Games Trials (Welter): 2nd
2009  U.S. National Team Trials (Welter): 3rd
2009  National Team Qualifier (Welter): 3rd 

2008  Collegiate World Trials (Welter): 1st
2008  Daytona National Qualifier (Welter): SILVER
2008  Collegiate Nationals (Welter): BRONZE
2008  U.S. Open (Welter): BRONZE

2006  Senior National Team Trials (Bantam): 4th

2005  Senior Nationals (Bantam): SILVER

last updated 2/4/14

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