ABOUT THE MASTER
Grand Master Luciano Medina
2020 Promoted to 8th Dan by Wolrd Taekwondo Jidokwan (Korea)
2020 Inducted in to the Offical Taekwondo Hall of Fame
2019 USA Coach at the US Open in Las Vegas
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the Paris Open G2
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the International Training Camp with France National Team in Paris, France
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the Grand Prix in Rome, Italy
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the Luxemburg Open G1
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the Austria Open G1
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the President Cup G2, in Las Vegas.
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the Central American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia
2018 National Team Coach for Costa Rica at the Pan American Taekwondo Championships in Spokane, Washington.
2018 National Team Coach for AAU/USA at the German Open
2018 Coach for AAU/USA National Team Training Camp in Dallas, TX.
2018 USA Coach for US Open , Las Vegas
2017 USA Coach for the Pan American Championships in Costa Rica
2017 USA Coach for AAU National Team in the Spanish Open
2017 Coach for US Open, Las Vegas
2016 USA Coach for Paralympics at the Poland Open
2016 National Team Coach for AAU/USA at the German Open
2016 Costa Rica wins the first medal ever in any World Championships at the Jr. World Taekwondo Championships in Canada.
2016 National Team Coach for Costa Rica in the Pan Am Olympic Qualifier for 2016 Olympic Games
2015 Hired to coach the Costa Rica National Team
2015 Instructor for the first ever AAU/USA National Training Camp in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
2015 National Team Coach for Costa Rica in the Grand Prix in Turkey
2015 National Team Coach for Costa Rica in the Pan American Taekwondo championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico (First Gold Medal ever in Pan Am )
2015 Resigned from USAT Board Of Directors as National Coach Director
2015 National Team Coach for AAU/USA at the Spanish Open in Spain
2014 Selected National Team Coach for Daedo National Team
2013 Received an achievement award in the City Hall, by President of Cook County Board of Commissioners Tony Preckwinkle and Commissioner 4th District Stanley Moor
2013 elected Board of Directors USAT National Coach Director
2013 National Team Coach for the AAU at the German Open
2012 selected Business Leader Award by East Side Chamber of Commerce
2012 selected to film a video with the team to be shown in the US Olympic Committee Hall of Fame induction in Chicago.
2012 National Team Coach for the AAU at the Canada Open
2011 National Team Coach for Panama in the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mex. 2011 National Team Coach for Panama in the Pan American Qualification tournament for the 2012 Olympic Games in Queretaro, Mexico.
2011 National Team Coach for Panama in the Pan American Jr. Taekwondo Championships in Las Vegas.
2011 National Team Coach for the AAU at the Costa Rica Open
2010 Awarded development coach of the year by United States Olympic Committee.
2010 Invited as a coach for Progression annual camp in Dallas, TX.
2011 Selected AAU National Team Coach.
2010 qualified one athlete for Pan Am Games Team Trials, 2012 Olympic Games Team Trials, and World Championships Team Trials.
2009 Coach for two U.S. Youth Olympic Team Members and four U.S. Jr. National Team Members.
2009 Qualified two athletes to represent USA in the 5th Junior Pan-American Taekwondo Championship in el Salvador.
2009 Invited to Korea for the first International Taekwondo Leaders Forum.
September 2008 Appointed International advisory for Kukkiwon.
Certified by USA Taekwondo and US Olympic Committee level one USA Coach.
208-2015 USAT Illinois Tae Kwon Do State Association President.
President of Champion Taekwondo International Union.
7th Degree Black Belt certified international master instructor by the World Taekwondo Federation KukKiWon (Korea) .
National Referee Certified by the (USTU) United States Taekwondo Union.
5 Times State Champion.
6 Times U. S. Grand Champion.
Over 35 years experience in martial arts.
Trainer of many State, National, and International Champions.
Former Taekwondo Director of the (I.I.T. Champion M.A.G). Illinois Institute of Technology
Since 1982, CEO of ChampYon Taekwondo USA Academy
Former technical director of more then 20 schools in Mexico.
Since 1989 Tournament Director of USA ChampYon International Taekwondo Championships.
Team leader in the 1991, 1994, 1996 Goodwill meet against Mexico
U.S. Team Coach 2000 Goodwill meet against Korea.
2005 Special award from President of World Taekwondo Federation Kukkiwon.
Coach for many National and International events.
Head coach for TEAM CHAMPYON USA