USA Karate

USA Karate Referee Committee

 

 

 Cleveland Baxter
914-665-2752
   

Fariba Madani
303-665-0339
fmadani@usankf.org
 


Cedric Barksdale
roninkaratedo@gmail.com



 

Mary Crawford
408-219-3079
    William Gatch
will.gatch@gmail.com
   
 

WKF Officials

First Name Last Name Kumite License Kata License State  Style 
Kathy Bailey Referee A Judge A IL  Shotokan
Cedric Barksdale Referee A Judge A NY  Shotokan
Cleveland Baxter Referee A Judge A  NY Shorinryu
Luis Briceno Judge A Judge A  RI  Shitoryu
Mary Crawford Referee A Judge A  CA  Shotokan
Jose Diaz   Judge B  FL  Shorinryu
Jay Farrell Referee A Judge A  CO/WA  Ryobukai
William Gatch Judge B Judge B  IL  Shotokan
Everdale Gatchalian Judge A Judge B  TX  Wadoryu
Ramon Hiraldo Judge B Judge B  NY  Shotokan
Christopher Hodgin Referee A Judge A AK  Shitoryu
Cyrus Madani Referee A Judge A  CO  Shotokan
Fariba Madani Referee A Judge A  CO  Shotokan
Diane Martin Judge A Judge A  IL  Shotokan
Michael McKenzie Judge B Judge B  WA  Shitoryu
Alex Miladi Referee A Judge A CA  Shotokan
Mike Mustoe Judge B Judge B CA  Genseiryu
Jo Pledge Judge B Judge A CA  Genseiryu
Suresh Raman   Judge B TX  Shitoryu
Joe Raymond Judge B
 TX  Shitoryu
Luis Sanchez Judge A Judge B  FL  Shitoryu
Raul Shelton Referee A Judge A  TX  Shorinryu
Charles Sweigert Referee A Judge A  WA  Shitoryu
Katsutaka Tanaka Referee A Judge A  AK  Shitoryu
Senthil Thiyagarajan Judge A Judge A  TX  Shitoryu
     

PKF Officials

First Name Last Name Kumite  Kata State  Style 
Kathy Bailey Referee A Judge A  IL  Shotokan
Cedric Barksdale Referee A Judge A NY  Shotokan
William Bastian Referee A  Judge A  IL  Shotokan
Luis Briceno Referee A Judge A  RI  Shitoryu
Maximilian Chomiak Referee A Judge A  FL  Shitoryu
Mary Crawford Referee A Judge A  CA  Shotokan
Jose Diaz Referee A Judge A  FL  Shorinryu
Jay Farrell Referee A Judge A

 CO/WA

 Ryobukai
Everdale Gatchalian Referee A Judge A  TX  Wadoryu
Ramon Hiraldo Referee A Judge A  NY  Shotokan
Christopher Hodgin Referee A Judge A  AK  Shotokan
Fariba Madani Referee A Judge A CO  Shotokan
Diane Martin Referee A Judge A  IL  Shotokan
Michael McKenzie Referee A Judge A  WA  Shitoryu
Alex Miladi Referee A Judge A  CA  Shotokan
Mike Mustoe Referee A Judge A  CA  Shotokan
Jo Pledge Referee A Judge A  CA  Shotokan
Carlos Quintero Referee A Judge A  FL  Shitoryu
Dorvil Robenson Referee A Judge A  CA  Shotokan
Jose Santaella Referee A Judge A  FL  Shotokan
Raul Shelton Referee A Judge A  TX  Shorinyu
Senthil Thiyagarajan Referee A Judge A  TX  Shitoryu
Jorge Caro  Judge B Judge B  CA  Shitoryu
Jesus Costa  Referee B Judge B  FL  Shorinyu
Vincent Garcia  Judge C N/A  TX  Wadoryu
Gentil

Gilvan

 Judge B N/A  NY  Shitoryu
Ray Hughes  Judge A Judge A  AZ  Wadoryu
Charles Jarnagin  Referee B Judge A  MO  Shitoryu
Enrique Mares  Referee B N/A  OR  Shitoryu
Lorri Meske  Judge C Judge C  OR  Shitoryu
 Amadou Niang  Judge A Judge A  UT  Shotokan
 Bill Plapinger  Judge B Judge B  OR  Shotokan
 Parkhi Rai  Judge C  Judge C  NY  Shotokan
 Suresh Raman  Judge A  Judge A  TX  Shitoryu
 Joe Raymond  Referee A

Judge B

 TX  Shotokan
 Luis Rojas  Judge B Judge C  TX  Shitoryu
 Maya McKenzie  Judge A Judge A  WA  Shitoryu
 Ponmalar Senthil  Judge C Judge C  TX

 Shitoryu

 Shanta Thokar  Judge A Judge B  NY  Shotokan
 Robert Utsey  Referee A N/A  NY  Shotokan
 Jorge Viera  Judge A Judge B  FL  Shorinryu
 Craig Warren  Referee B Judge B  KS  Chong Shin
 Sean Watkins  Judge C Judge C  FL  Chong Shin

Officials Standing

Look up Officials - Find Current Licenses and Membership Standings

To be in good standing and authorized to officiate at USA Karate Signature Events the following conditions must be met:

-Officials 18 years and older must be current members with either an officials or coaches membership

-Complete a background check with NCSI and have a clear check or an approved exception. Please see background check policies in the Participant Safety Handbook.

-Complete SafeSport training annually with the US Center for SafeSport. Individuals with an expired membership or do not have valid background check and SafeSport training of file are not authorized by USA Karate to be in a position of authority or to have regular contact with minor athletes.

 

If there is an error in your current license information, please send a copy of your current official's passport to Diane Martin.