Name: Kelsey Ha
Caps:
Sport: Taekwondo
Discipline(s): Poomsae Taekwondo
Height: 5-5
Weight: 120 lbs.
DOB: 7/24/1996
Birthplace: Santa Clara
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Evergreen Valley High School ‘14
Team/Club: Team-M Taekwondo
Coach(es): Huy Nguyen
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Over 17 Freestyle Mixed Team w/ Aleena Duong, Eddie Jeong, Kody Han, Chrixy Lam & Alexander Twu): Bronze
  • 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (18+ Freestyle Team w/ Long Nguyen, Hazel Cruz, Alvin Jong, Lance Supnet and Heather Huynh)- 9th Place
  • 2014 WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Freestyle Team, with Alex Twu, Long Nguyen, Lance Supnet, Monina Dizon, and Kim Menchavez)- BRONZE
  • 2013 WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Individual Female Free Style)- 5th place
  • 2013 WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Freestyle Team, with Hazel Cruz, Kody Han, Long Nguyen and Lance Supnet)- 5th place
  • 2013 WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Dynamic Free Style Pair, with Long Nguyen)- 6th place
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
  • 2018 U.S. National Collegiate Team Member
  • 2018 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Team, with Alex Twu, Edward Jeong, Kody Han, Aleena Duong, and Chrixy Lam) - GOLD
  • 2018 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Pairs, with Alex Twu) - SILVER
  • 2018 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior 1 Team Poomsae, with Chrixy Lam and Aleena Duong) - SILVER
  • 2018 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior 1 Pairs Poomsae, with Edward Jeong) - BRONZE
  • 2018 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Pairs Poomsae)- GOLD
  • 2018 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Team Poomsae)- GOLD
  • 2018 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Individual Poomsae)- GOLD
  • 2018 USAT Nevada State Championships (Senior 1 Team Poomsae, with Chrixy Lam and Aleena Duong)- GOLD
  • 2018 U.S. Open (Freestyle Pairs, with Alex Twu)- GOLD
  • 2018 U.S. Open (Senior Pairs Poomsae, with Edward Jeong) - 9th place
  • 2017 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
  • 2017 U.S. National Collegiate Team Member
  • 2017 Summer World University Games (Pairs Poomsae)- 6th Place
  • 2017 World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Individual Breaking) – BRONZE
  • 2017 World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Demo Team Competition) – BRONZE
  • 2017 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior 1 Team Poomsae, with Cindy Asano and Sarah Min) - GOLD
  • 2017 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Team, with Albert Jong, Edward Jeong, Kody Han, Cindy Asano, and Sarah Min) - GOLD
  • 2017 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestlye Pairs, with Alex Twu) - GOLD
  • 2017 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Pairs Poomsae)- GOLD
  • 2017 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Team Poomsae)- SILVER
  • 2017 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Individual Poomsae)- SILVER
  • 2016 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
  • 2016 U.S. National Collegiate Team Member
  • 2016 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Team, with Long Nguyen, Hazel Cruz, Alvin Jong, Lance Supnet and Heather Huynh)- GOLD
  • 2016 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Pairs, with Lance Supnet)- SILVER
  • 2016 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Individual)- SILVER
  • 2016 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior 1 Pairs Poomsae)- BRONZE
  • 2016 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior 1 Individual Poomsae) - BRONZE
  • 2016 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Pairs Poomsae)- GOLD
  • 2016 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Team Poomsae)- GOLD
  • 2016 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Individual Poomsae)- BRONZE
  • 2016 USAT California State Qualifiers (Senior 1 Pairs Poomsae, with Albert Jong)- GOLD
  • 2016 U.S. Open (Freestyle Team, with Huy Nguyen, Lance Supnet, Alvin Jong, Hazel Cruz)- GOLD
  • 2016 U.S. Open (Freestyle Pairs, with Lance Supnet)- GOLD
  • 2015 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
  • 2015 U.S. National Collegiate Team Member
  • 2015 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Team, with Long Nguyen, Alvin Jong, Hazel Cruz, and Lance Supnet)- GOLD
  • 2015 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Freestyle Pairs, with Lance Supnet)- GOLD
  • 2015 U.S. National Team Trials (Senior Individual Poomsae)- 6th Place
  • 2015 Summer World University Games (Pairs Poomsae)- 5th Place
  • 2015 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Pairs Poomsae)- GOLD
  • 2015 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Team Poomsae)- SILVER
  • 2015 U.S Collegiate Team Trials (Individual Poomsae)- BRONZE
  • 2014 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
  • 2014 USAT (Freestyle Mixed Team Division)- GOLD
  • 2014 USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Senior 1 Individual Poomsae)- 5th place
  • 2014 USAT Freestyle Senior Female Individual- SILVER
  • 2014 USAT Nevada State Championships (Senior 1 Individual Poomsae)- SILVER
  • 2013 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
  • 2013 Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year presented by Stanford Taekwondo
  • 2013 USAT Freestyle Selection Camp (Female Individual)- GOLD
  • 2013 USAT Freestyle Selection Camp (Pairs)- GOLD
  • 2013 USAT Freestyle Selection Camp (Team)- GOLD
  • 2013 USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Junior Individual Poomsae): SILVER
  • 2013 USAT Southern California State Championships- GOLD
  • 2013 U.S. Open (Junior Individual Poomsae) – 12th
  • 2012 World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Individual Breaking) – GOLD
  • 2012 World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Junior Pairs Poomsae w/Khoa Nguyen) – GOLD
  • 2012 World Taekwondo Hanmadang (Demo Team Competition) – BRONZE
  • 2012 USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Junior Individual Poomsae) - 9th
  • 2012 USAT Western Regional Qualifiers (Junior Individual Poomsae) – SILVER
  • 2012 USAT Western Regional Qualifiers (Pairs Poomsae w/Huy Nguyen) – BRONZE
  • 2012 USAT California Northern State Championships (Junior Individual Poomsae) – SILVER
  • 2011 USAT California State Taekwondo Championships (Junior individual Poomsae) – 5th
  • 2011 USAT San Diego National Qualifers (Junior Individual Poomsae) – 9th
Personal: Started Taekwondo in 2009...Biggest inspiration is her mother...Favorite TV shows include "Friends", "The Office", "That 70's Show" and "Gossip Girl"...Favorite moves are all the Marvel movies and "The Princess Diaries"...Favorite Non-Taekwondo athlete is Joe Pavelski...Favorite Bands/Singers are Kehlani and Paramore...Favorite quote: “Y'all can't afford me." - C. Huy Nguyen
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Did You Know?: Kelsey is a huge hockey fan, especially of the San Jose Sharks