Morgan McGarvey

USA Taekwondo

Nickname: “Mammoth” “Big Red”
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa
Hometown: Fairbank, Iowa
Height: 5-11
Weight: 168  
Coach: Russ O’Connell

Club: Peak Performance
Year started taekwondo: 2007
High School: Wapsie Valley

Favorite books are The Hunger Games series and Mistaken Identity…enjoys playing volleyball outside of taekwondo…favorite television shows are Ridiculousness, Guy Code and Girl Code… pre-competition meal is pasta…most people don’t know that Morgan likes to draw…favorite quote: “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.”

Competition Record:

2013  USAT Junior National Team Member (Heavy)
2013  USAT Junior National Championship (Heavy) – GOLD
2013  U.S. Open Championship (Heavy) – GOLD

2012  USAT Junior National Team Member (Heavy)
2012  USAT Junior National Championship (Heavy) – GOLD
2012  Canadian Open Championship (Heavy) – GOLD
2012  AAU Cadet National Team Member (Heavy)
2012  AAU Team Trials (Heavy) – GOLD
2012  AAU National Championship (Heavy) – SILVER
2012  USAT World Team Trials (Heavy) – SILVER

2011  U.S. Open Championship (Heavy) – SILVER
2011  AAU Cadet National Team Member (Heavy)
2011  AAU National Championship (Heavy) – GOLD