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

-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.

To check on your Safe Sport or Background Check status, please visit to https://usankf.sport80.com.

If errors are found please contact JPledge@usankf.org Updated on: 25 Jan 2023 at 9 AM,

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Boyd Aarhus nJD Jul 2018 - nRD Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nelson Alers nJB Sep 2021 - nJB Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hayder Algabri nJA Mar 2018 - nRA Sep 2021 Dec 2021 JC Aug 2022 - JC Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Ben Andersen - - - nJD Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Fredy Arevalo nJA Mar 2018 - nRA Mar 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kathy Bailey nJA Mar 2018 Jul 2022 nRA Mar 2018 Jul 2022 JA May 2006 Aug 2022 RA May 2006 Aug 2022 JA Nov 2014 Oct 2022 RA Nov 2015 Oct 2022
Cedric Barksdale nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2003 Jul 2019 JA May 2008 Mar 2019 RA Nov 2000 Mar 2019 JA Nov 2014 - RA Nov 2008 -
Henry Barnabei nJB Jul 2022 - nRA Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
William Bastian nJA - Jul 2018 nRA - Jul 2018 JA May 2016 - RA May 2016 - - - - - - -
Cleveland Baxter nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - May 2017 RA - May 2017 - - - - - -
Jeff Bedard nJA Mar 2018 Jul 2019 nRA Mar 2018 Jul 2019 JA May 2016 - - - - - - - - - -
Sandra Beutler nJA Jul 2019 - nRC Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marvin Bradley - - - rRB Mar 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
German Briceno nJA Jul 2018 - nRA Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Luis Briceno nJA Jul 2018 - nRA Jul 2018 - JA Aug 2011 Aug 2017 RA Aug 2012 Aug 2017 JB Oct 2017 - JA Oct 2017 -
Robert Bronisevsky nJA Apr 2011 - nRA Apr 2011 - JA Aug 2021 - RA Aug 2021 - - - - - - -
Richard Camacho nJA May 2012 Apr 2022 nRA May 2012 Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Javier Camaraza nJA Apr 2019 - nRB Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bettina Camden-Ishimaru nJA Jul 2019 - nJA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Julie Canete - - - nJD Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jorge Caro nJA Mar 2018 - nRA Mar 2018 - JA Aug 2022 - RA Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Jesus Ceme nJD Jul 2019 - nJD Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maximiliano Chomiak nJA Sep 2021 - nRA Sep 2021 - JA Aug 2018 Aug 2022 RA Mar 2019 Aug 2022 JB Feb 2020 - JB Feb 2020 -
Ivan Michael Chungyoun nJD Jul 2019 - nJA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jesus Costa nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA May 2017 - RA May 2017 - - - - - - -
Mary Crawford nJA - Jan 2022 nRA - Jul 2022 JA Jul 2008 - RA May 2006 - JA Nov 2014 - RA Oct 2012 -
David Crosby nJA Sep 2021 - nRC Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neeraj Dhawan nJB Sep 2021 - nRB Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jose Diaz nJA Jul 2012 - nRA - Jul 2019 JA May 2017 - RA May 2017 - JB Feb 2018 - - - -
Mariela Diaz nJA Jul 2022 - nRA Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michael Diaz nJB Jul 2022 - nRB Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Robenson Dorvil nJA Jul 2018 Jul 2019 nRA Jul 2019 Jul 2019 JA Mar 2019 Aug 2022 RA Jun 2019 Aug 2022 - - - - - -
Deb Duack - - - rJB Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Deborah Dudek nJC Jul 2019 - nJB Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jonathan Eichner nJD Jul 2019 - nRC Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Greg Elser rJC Mar 2019 - rRA May 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sophie Ennadi nJD Sep 2021 - nJB Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jim Ernest nJA Jul 2018 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jay Farrell nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - Aug 2022 RA - Aug 2022 JA Oct 2007 - RA Nov 2014 -
Monique Fields - - - nRA Sep 2021 - - - - JB Sep 2021 - - - - - - -
Karla Flores rJB Jul 2022 - nRA Jul 2022 - - - - JB Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Jordan Fox nJA Dec 2021 - nRA Jul 2019 - JC May 2022 - JC May 2022 - - - - - - -
John Franco - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Theresa Fruin-Stanczak - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Akira Fukuda nJA - Apr 2019 nRA - Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lazaro Garcia rJC Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vincent Garcia nJA Sep 2021 - nRB Mar 2018 - - - - JC May 2018 - - - - - - -
William Gatch nJA Jul 2009 Apr 2022 nJA Jul 2009 Apr 2022 JA Aug 2010 Aug 2022 RA Aug 2013 Aug 2022 JA Nov 2021 - RB Oct 2022 -
Everdale Gatchalian nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - JA Aug 2010 - RA May 2012 - JB Oct 2014 - JA Nov 2014 -
Gerard Gates nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gilvan Gentil - - - - - - - - - RB Oct 2021 - - - - - - -
Hemant Ghising nJB Jul 2022 - nRB Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Francisco Gomez nJA Apr 2019 - nRB Jul 2019 - JA Aug 2022 - - - - - - - - - -
Carlos Gonzalez - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Corey Green nJA Apr 2022 - nRA Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Scott Heydenfeldt nJD Mar 2018 - nJD Mar 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ramon Hiraldo nJA - Apr 2022 nRA - Apr 2022 JA May 2011 May 2017 RA Aug 2010 May 2017 JB Feb 2017 Oct 2022 JB Feb 2017 Oct 2022
Brian Hobson nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - JC Aug 2022 - JC Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Christopher Hodgin nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - Aug 2018 RA - Aug 2018 JA Jan 2022 - RA Jan 2022 -
Tommy Hood nJA Sep 2021 - nRA Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ray Hughes nJA Apr 2012 Jul 2019 nRA Apr 2012 Jul 2019 JA - Aug 2022 RA Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Amy Hung nJC Mar 2018 - nRC Mar 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kelley Hutta rJB Apr 2022 - nRB Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Charles Jarnagin nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA Aug 2018 - - - - - - - - - -
Louis Jiricek nJC Jul 2019 - rJB Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tomasz Kalkowski nJA Jul 2019 Sep 2021 nRA Sep 2021 - JC Aug 2022 - JC Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Donald Kenaga nJB Jul 2022 - nRB Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Janak Singh Khadka - - - rJB Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daniel Klahr nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Julie Krater nJC Jul 2019 - nJB Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sergey Kushnir nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maya Lepcha rJB Apr 2022 - nRB Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Caren Lesser nJA - Apr 2022 RA - Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Brian Levesque nJA Dec 2021 - nJA Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mark Lingl nJA Apr 2019 - nRA Apr 2022 - JC Aug 2022 - JC Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Maria Eliana Lopez nJC Jul 2018 - nJC Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Keith MacConkey - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cyrus Madani nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - Mar 2015 RA - Mar 2015 JA Jan 2022 - RA Jan 2022 -
Fariba Madani nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - Aug 2019 RA - Aug 2019 JA Jan 2022 - RA Jan 2022 -
Kamran Madani - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Adrian Manaila nJA Jul 2019 - nRB Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tayara Manchem nJB Sep 2021 - nJB Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Javier Mantilla - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bill Marcum - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Enrique Mares nJA Mar 2018 - nRA Jul 2008 - JC Mar 2018 Aug 2022 RA May 2022 Aug 2022 - - - - - -
Diane Martin nJA Apr 2012 Apr 2022 nRA Apr 2012 Apr 2022 JA May 2014 Aug 2022 RA May 2017 Aug 2022 JA Oct 2019 - JA Oct 2022 -
Alex Martinez nJA Apr 2019 - nJA Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jony Martinez nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Robert Martinez-Roura nJB Jul 2018 - nJA Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jennifer McGavin nJA Mar 2018 - nRA Mar 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Richard McGavin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maya McKenzie nJA Mar 2018 Apr 2019 nRA Jul 2018 Apr 2019 JA Mar 2019 May 2022 RB May 2022 - JB Feb 2022 - - - -
Michael McKenzie nJA Mar 2018 Apr 2019 nRA Nov 2001 Apr 2019 JA May 2017 May 2022 RA Mar 2015 May 2022 JB Feb 2018 - JB Feb 2017 -
Lorri Meske nJA Mar 2018 Apr 2019 nRA Mar 2018 Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Alex Miladi nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - Mar 2019 RA - Mar 2019 - - - RA Jan 2022 -
Conrad Milaiss - - - rJD Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Conrado Milanes nJC Sep 2021 - nJB Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dejan Miloshevski JA Sep 2021 - nRA Jul 2019 - JA Sep 2021 - - - - JA Dec 2021 - JB Jul 2019 -
Mohamed Mostafa nJC Apr 2019 - nJB Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
David Munden nJC - Apr 2019 nRC Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lisa Munden nJD Apr 2019 - nJC Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mujaga Mustafic - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mike Mustoe JA Jul 2012 Jul 2022 RA Jul 2011 Jul 2022 JA Aug 2016 May 2022 RA Mar 2015 May 2022 JB Feb 2018 - JB Feb 2018 -
Tom Nations nJC Mar 2018 - nJB Mar 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tek Nepal rJB Jul 2022 - nRD Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Amadou Niang nJA Jul 2013 Apr 2019 nRA Jul 2013 Apr 2019 JA Mar 2019 Aug 2022 JA Mar 2019 Aug 2022 - - - - - -
Shoji Nishimura nJA Apr 2019 - nRA Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ashkan Novin nJB Sep 2021 - nRD Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miguel Ochoa nJA Dec 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Juan Oshiro nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - JC Jul 2019 - JC Jul 2019 - - - - - - -
Jeffery Palm rJB Jul 2022 - rJA Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Antonio Palmieri - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Carol Park nJA Apr 2022 - nRA Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Prayag Patel nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Alfonso Pena nJA Apr 2019 - nRA Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daniel Perez rJC Jan 2018 - rJA May 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mario Perez - - - - - - JA Aug 2016 - - - - - - - - - -
Cassie Pham-Korman rJB Jan 2019 - nJA May 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
William Plapinger nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JB Jan 2022 - RB Jan 2022 - JC Dec 2021 - - - -
Jo Pledge nJA Jul 2001 Jul 2022 nRD Aug 2019 Jul 2007 JA Aug 2009 May 2022 RA Aug 2006 May 2022 JA Nov 2021 - JA Nov 2021 -
James Prihoda nJA Jul 2019 - nRB Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michelle Prudhomme - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Carlos Quintero - - - - - - JA May 2017 - RA Aug 2014 - - - - - - -
Parkhi Rai nJA Jul 2014 Jul 2019 nRA Jul 2015 Jul 2019 JC Aug 2019 - JB Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Tika Rai nJD Jul 2019 - nRC Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Harikumar Rajappan rJC Jul 2022 - rJB Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Suresh Raman nJA Jul 2016 Jul 2019 nRA Apr 2017 Jul 2019 JA Aug 2018 Mar 2019 RB Oct 2021 May 2022 - - - JB Feb 2018 -
Joe Raymond nJA Mar 2018 - nRA Mar 2018 - JB Mar 2019 Aug 2022 RA Aug 2016 Aug 2022 - - - JB Aug 2018 -
Patrick Richoux - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Carlos Riobo nJA Jul 2015 - rRB Jul 2017 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sean Roberts - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Brandie Robinson nJA Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ezy Rodriguez - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michael Rogan nJA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Luis Rojas - - - - - - JB Mar 2019 - - - - - - - - - -
David Rosenberg - - - nRB Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cary Rosenthal - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michael Ross nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nurys Saldana nJC Mar 2019 - nRA Dec 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Luis Sanchez nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA Aug 2012 - RA Aug 2015 - JB Feb 2018 - JB Feb 2018 -
Aurelio Sanoja - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jose Santaella nJA - Jul 2019 - - - JA May 2017 May 2022 RA Aug 2017 May 2022 JB Feb 2020 - JB Feb 2021 -
Michael Sataki nJA - Jul 2022 nRA - Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sandra Sclabassi nJA Dec 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Armando Senra - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ponmalar Senthil nJA Mar 2016 - nRA Mar 2016 - JB Aug 2022 - JB Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Herman Setijono - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Amish Shah nJB Jan 2022 - nJA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Raul Shelton nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - Aug 2019 RA - Aug 2019 JA Jan 2022 - RA Jan 2022 -
Diana Shrewsbury-Welch rJC Jul 2022 - nRB - Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stephanie Sinclair - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Richard Sora - - - nJD Mar 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Andrew St. John nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ryan Starr nJB Apr 2022 - rJC Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ancil Steeple nJA Apr 2014 Jul 2019 nRA Apr 2014 Jul 2019 JC Aug 2022 - JC Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Charles Sweigart nJA Nov 2001 Jul 2022 nRA Jul 1997 Jul 2022 JA Apr 2003 May 2016 RA May 1998 May 2016 JA Oct 2007 Oct 2016 RA Nov 2004 Oct 2016
Alex Tajik nJA Apr 2022 - rRA Jul 2019 - JC Aug 2022 - JC Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Katsutaka Tanaka nJA - Jul 2019 nRA - Jul 2019 JA - May 2014 RA - May 2014 - - - - - -
Gina Taylor nJC Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Senthil Thiyagarajan nJA Jul 2018 - nRA Jul 2018 - JA - Aug 2022 RA Mar 2019 Aug 2022 JA Jan 2022 - RA Jan 2022 -
Shanta Thokar nJA Jul 2013 Mar 2018 nRA Jul 2013 Mar 2018 JB Mar 2019 - RB Aug 2022 - - - - - - -
Aldo Toledo rJC Apr 2019 - nJB Apr 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ronald Tolentino nJD Jul 2022 - nJD Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Faouzi Touati nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - JA Jul 2019 - RA Jul 2019 - - - - - - -
Raymond Toy nJA Jul 2018 - nRA - Jul 2018 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Robert Utsey nJC Jul 2015 - nRA - Jul 2019 - - - RA Aug 2006 May 2022 - - - - - -
Ashwin Venkatesan - - - nJA Jan 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ramon Veras nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
John Vercellino nJB Sep 2021 - nRA Sep 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jorge Viera nJA Apr 2017 Jul 2019 nRA Jul 2017 Jul 2019 JA May 2022 - JB Mar 2019 Aug 2022 - - - - - -
Logan Wallis rJC Jul 2022 - rRA Jul 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Craig Warren nJA Oct 2011 - nRA Jul 2011 Jul 2019 JB Mar 2019 - RB Aug 2018 - - - - - - -
Sean Watkins nJA Jul 2019 Apr 2022 nRA Jul 2019 Apr 2022 JC Mar 2019 - JC Mar 2019 - - - - - - -
Andrew Watson nJA Dec 2021 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Timothy Watts nJA Jul 2019 - nRA Jul 2019 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Joelle White - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
John Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sui Hei Terry Yuen rJC Apr 2022 - rJC Apr 2022 - - - - - - - - - - - - -