Grand Master Instructors - USTA

Grand Master Fouad Atoun

Black Belt 7th Degree

World TKD Federation

Education

Masters In Business Administration (MBA)
Health Care Management
The University Of Phoenix

Computer Training
Wake Technical Community College

Physical Education, B.S.C.
University Of Jordan

Work Experience

Brighter Horizons Academy
Assistant Principal
2006-2007

  • Responsible for scheduling all exams and daily Bell Schedule.  Establish & maintain discipline throughout the school.
  • Supervise the employees to ensure compliance with school policies and procedures.
  • Assist Financial Administrator in adhering to department budgets.

The Islamic School of Irving
July 2004-2006

Full time physical Education Teacher. Responsible for establishing a Physical Education Department for all ages ranging from Kindergarten up to 9th Grade.

Kingdom Schools , Saudi Arabia
July 2000- July 2004

Head of the Physical Education Department and Full time Teacher (in English language) responsible for cooperating in the creating and implementing of the curriculum for the leading school in the Middle East. Currently establishing Martial Arts curriculum including Tae Kwon Do, Olympic Free Fight Style, Forms, Arnis and Self Defense.

King Faisal School , Saudi Arabia
December1998- June 2000

Full time Physical Education Teacher responsible for training in all required subjects such as Table Tennis, Swimming and Soccer to various ages ranging from 1st Grade up to 12th Grade. Duties include planning, teaching, student assessment, grading, evaluation and teaching Martial Arts as a standard and required subject. Also, solely responsible for creating and developing the curriculum for Martial Arts, Olympic Free Fight Style, Forms, Arnis and Self Defense, in addition to being the Exclusive Trainer for the King Faisal’s Martial Arts Champions.

North Garner Middle School , U.S.A.
April –June 1998

Long term teaching position responsible for Health and Physical Education classes. Implemented program planning, evaluating, grading, attendance and maintaining class participation.

Wake County Teacher, North Carolina U.S.A.
September1997-Dec.1998

Servicing schools in Wake County primarily as a Health and Physical Education teacher but also qualified in all other fields as well. Daily tasks vary according to the individual school’s needs.

United States Tae Kwon Do Institute, U.S.A.
August 1996-Dec. 1998

Master instructor for all ages and levels of students including N.C. State Champions. Students are offered Olympic training as well as various styles of martial arts – Judo, Ju Jetsu, Arnis and self defense – all which are taught in groups as well as on an individual basis.

American Modern Education School – Amman
March 1994-Feb. 1995

Health & Physical Education teacher responsible for 8th & 9th grade students. Head coach for the soccer, swim teams and conducted an extra curriculum class teaching Martial Arts & self-defense.

Jordan National Gymnastics Team 1994
Trained Jordan Beginners (girls & boys, ages 5-10 years) of various skill levels

American School 1992
Soccer Coach for 7-13 years old students with the team finishing as the Little League Cup Champions.

Educational Experience

Educational Courses

  • Effective Curriculum and Extra Curricular Planning. Kingdom Schools 2003
  • Classroom Management Kingdom Schools 2003
  • Motivational Techniques and Methods. Kingdom Schools 2003
  • Dealing with Student with Special Needs. Kingdom Schools 2003
  • Cognitive Thinking. Kingdom Schools 2003
  • Building Self Respect for Students. Kingdom Schools 2003
  • Applying Critical thinking to Classroom Effectiveness. Kingdom Schools 2003
  • The Most Effective Techniques for Teaching adolescents students. The ministry of Education S.A 2002
  • First Aid and CPR Course. Kingdom Hospital, 2001
  • First Aid and CPR Course. Red Cross, Irving 2005
  • Effective Teaching styles. The Islamic school of Irving 2005
  • Classroom Management. The Islamic School of Irving 2005-2006
  • Parents teachers Communication. The Islamic School of Irving 2005-2006

Tae Kwon Do

  • Organized and taught in the first Summer Club at King Faisal School teaching Martial Arts 1999
  • Organized and taught in the Summer Camp for United States Tae Kwon Do Institute 1996-1998
  • Tae Kwon Do Coaching Training Course – Jordan Tae Kwon Do Federation – 1993
  • Coach Refreshment Training Course/ Supervised by International Tae Kwon Do Federation 1994

Swimming & Soccer

  • Swimming Referee – Central Committee
  • Swimming Refereeing Training Course – Jordan Swimming Federation – 1991
  • Little League Coach for the Champion team– American School 1992

Fencing & Gymnastics

  • Fencing Training Course – Jordan Fencing Federation – 1993
  • Gymnastics Training Course – Jordan Gymnastics Federation – 1993

Honors & Awards

Tae Kwon Do Forms International Championships

  • Gold Medal in the 1998 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Silver Medal in the 24th USA National Championship ( Ames, Iowa) for 98 representing N.C
  • Gold Medal in the 1998 North Carolina State Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 1997 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 8th Annual Eastern Championship, U.S.A. 1996

Tae Kwon Do Free Style Sparring International Championships

  • Gold Medal in the 1998 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Silver Medal in the 1998 North Carolina State Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 1997 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 8th Annual Eastern U.S.A. Tae Kwon Do Championship 1996

Black Belt Rank

  • Black Belt 7 Dan – World Tae Kwon Do Headquarters
  • Black Belt 5th Degree- United States Tae Kwon Do Union
  • Black Belt 5th Degree- United States JapaniesJujitsu

Individual Accomplishments

  • Qualification for U.S. National Tournament
  • Gold medal recipient and member of the Jordanian National Team of Tae Kwon Do 89-90
  • Undefeated Champion for the University Of Jordan during 1990-1994
  • Member of the Jordanian Universities Tae Kwon Do Team 1990-1994

Grand Master Ezzedeen Alsharif

Black Belt 7th Degree

World TKD Federation

Education

MBA/ Health Care Management
Graduated July, 2006
University Of Phoenix

B.A. Physical Education
University Of Jordan
Graduated January, 1994

Experience

Brighter Horizons Academy, Garland TX
Head of Physical Education Department
2005-present.

Al-Iman School, Raleigh NC
2000- 2005

  • Head of Physical Education Department , full time Physical education & Health teacher.
  • Taekwondo Master Instructor (Martial Arts Club).
  • Coaching the winner team of N.C state Taekwondo championship for the years 03, 04.

World Class Taekwondo  1998-2001
Taekwondo Master Instructor. Raleigh NC

U.S.Taekwondo Institute 1996-1998.
Taekwondo Master Instructor. Durham NC

Courses & Awards

  • Sports Injuries Seminar – U.S. Taekwondo Union- 2005
  • International Referee. World Taekwondo Federation- 03
  • International Coach- Asian Taekwondo Union- 1994
  • First Aid Course- National Red Crescent Association-94
  • Lifeguard Course- National Red Crescent Association-94

Represented USA at International Events

  • 14th US Open Taekwondo Championship- Atlanta-2005
  • 5th World Jr. Taekwondo championship- Korea – 2004
  • 2nd Elhassan Taekwondo Championship-Jordan- 2004

Represented State of North Carolina at National Events

  • 10th US OpenTaekwondo Championship- NE-2001
  • 26th US Nationals Champion- Colorado Springs 2000
  • 24th US National Champion- Ames, Iowa 1998
  • 10th US Open Taekwondo championship-Las Vegas- 01

Former Jordan National Team Member 1989-1994

  • 1st Fajr Taekwondo Championship- Iran1994
  •  5th World Games Taekwondo champion- Holland 1993

Tae Kwon Do Forms International Championships

  • Silver Medal in the 1998 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 1997 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 8th Annual Eastern Championship, U.S.A. 1996

Tae Kwon Do Free Style Sparring International Championships

  • Gold Medal in the 1998 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 1998 North Carolina State Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 1997 North Carolina State Games Championship
  • Gold Medal in the 8th Annual Eastern U.S.A. Tae Kwon Do Championship 1996

Black Belt Rank

  • Black Belt 7 Dan- World Tae Kwon Do Headquarters
  • Black Belt 5th Degree- United States Tae Kwon Do Union
  • Black Belt 5th Degree- United States Japanies Jujitsu