5. Coach David
Inspired by the original hit movie 'The Karate Kid', David Matusow began his martial arts journey in 1988. He earned his first blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do in 1993 under the supervision of 9th degree Master Jae Kim. David earned his second blackbelt in Tang Soo Do from Kaizen Karate under the instruction of 6th degree blackbelt Coach Viran Ranasinghe (Coach V). In 2017, David earned his third blackbelt in IKCA Kenpo under Coach V and the supervision of 10th degree blackbelt Senior Grandmaster Chuck Sullivan. David currently holds a 1st degree blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do, a 4th degree blackbelt in Tang Soo Do, and a 3rd degree blackbelt in Chinese Kenpo. David has 2 children, both of which are also blackbelts in Kaizen Karate. An accomplished triathlete, David has competed in numerous races of all distances, and is a 3-time Ironman triathlon finisher. A Software Engineer at NASA, Coach David also enjoys playing tennis, competing in duplicate bridge, and is a skilled home barista.