Nickname: "Longy"
Weight: 145
Coach: Master Huy Nguyen and Anh Nguyen
Team-M Taekwondo
Year started taekwondo: 1994
High School: Oak Grove
College/major (if applicable): San Jose State University/Management Information Systems
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See Long's January 2012 Athlete Q&A

Eagle Scout (Highest rank in Boy Scouts)

Favorite book is Linux for Dummies… enjoys playing piano and watching Netflix… favorite TV show is The Walking Dead… eats gummy bears before competition… favorite athlete is Kukkiwon Demo Team member Kyoung-Hwa Hong… not many people know that he trains with Team-M in his garage and backyard... he has been an Eagle Scout since 2007 and is still actively involved in scouting as a merit badge councilor for Boy Scouts in the Bay Area… currently working at Apigee as a Site Reliability Engineer Analyst during the day and training/coaching in the evening and at night with Team-M… favorite quote: “Team-M Fighting!” 


2014  USA National Team Member
2014  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Freestyle Pairs: GOLD & Freestyle Team: GOLD)
2014  US Open (Pairs Poomsae – 5th place)

2013  WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (1st Male Team, ninth, with Kody Han and Huy Nguyen)
2013  WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Free Style Team, fifth, with Hazel Cruz, Kelsey Ha, Kody Han and Lance Supnet)
2013  WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Dynamic Free Style Pair, sixth, with Kelsey Ha)
2013  U.S. National Team Member
2013  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Team Poomsae - GOLD, Freestyle: individual – SILVER, Pairs – GOLD, & Team – GOLD)
2013  U.S. Open (Team Poomsae): SILVER

World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Pairs Poomsae 5th, individual breaking - BRONZE, & team demonstration - BRONZE)
2012  World Poomsae Championships (Freestyle: individual - 6th, pairs - 6th, & team - BRONZE)
2012  U.S. National Team member
2012  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Freestyle: individual - GOLD , pairs - GOLD, & team - GOLD)
2012  World University Championships (Individual - 7th, pairs - 8th, & team Poomsae - 5th)
2012  U.S. National Collegiate Team member
2012  U.S. Collegiate Nationals (Individual - GOLD, pairs - GOLD, & team Poomsae - GOLD

2011  U.S. National Team Member
2011  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Team Poomsae) GOLD
2011  World University Games (Team Poomsae): 7
2011  U.S. National Collegiate Team member
2011  U.S. Collegiate Nationals (Team Poomsae): GOLD

USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Team Poomsae): BRONZE

World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Team Demonstration): 6th
2008  World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Individual Breaking): 5th