Nickname: "Longy"
Weight: 145
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
Birthdate: 4/23/89
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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-2014 USA Taekwondo Male Athlete of the Year
-Eagle Scout (Highest rank in Boy Scouts)

Favorite book is "Captain Underpants"… enjoys watching the Golden State Warriors… favorite taekwondo athlete is Kyuong-Hwa Hong...favorite non-taekwondo athlete is Steve Kerr...his dad is his biggest inspiration...enjoys Vietnamese spring rolls and Matcha green tea latte...favorite movie is "The Lego Movie"...favorite singer is Colbie Caillat...proudest moment in taekwondo was making his first U.S. National Team with his two older brothers (Anh & Huy)...favorite quote: "Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard." -Kevin Durant

Did You Know?: Long is very passionate about his career as a senior technical program manager...He and his brothers have been operating Team-M Taekwondo since 2004 as a non-profit 501c3 organization...he is a proud Eagle Scout...he is a former competitive badminton athlete...he eats gummy bears before competition 


2017  USA National Collegiate Team Poomsae Coach

2016  U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
USA National Poomsae Team Associate Coach

2015  U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
USA National Collegiate Team Poomsae Coach

2014  USA National Poomsae Team Member
USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Freestyle Pairs: GOLD & Freestyle Team: GOLD)
2014  U.S. 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 Poomsae 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 Poomsae 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 Poomsae Team Member
2011  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (Team Poomsae) GOLD
2011  World University Games (Team Poomsae): 7th

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

last updated: 5/15/17