Coaches Listing

National Team Coaches

First Name   Last Name    Position Email   
Tokey Hill Director of Coaching Email
Tommy Hood National Head Coach Email
Bob Allen National Team Coach Email
Dustin Baldis National Team Coach Email
Akira Fukuda National Team Coach Email
Jeff Kohn National Para Karate Team Coach Email
John Limcaco National Team Coach
Christina Muccinni-Finnegan National Team Coach
Brian Mertel National Team Coach
Shannon Nishi-Patton
National Team Coach
Cheryl Murphy National Team Coach
Jim Buchen National Team Coach

SafeSport Accredited Coaches 

SafeSport accreditation requires that two step be completed, a NCSI background check, and the online SafeSport training course. Both of these need to be re-completed every two years.

To complete the background check go to and complete the necessary information with registration number 26244495.

To complete the SafeSport training visit Once complete email a copy of your certificate to

The following coaches have completed all SafeSport requirements and are welcome to coach during all signature USANKF events. 

Note: An application is still required per signature event through the event webpage under the "Events" tab above.

**Check back for current list of SafeSport accredited coaches**