Meet Our Team
Club Secretary & Assistant Instructors
Club Secretary: Samantha (Sam) Evans
As well as having the responsibility for all Secretary admin duties, Sam Evans takes on a key role and is responsible for ensuring that Enhanced DBS/CRB checks are completed and renewed on time (every 3 years), ensures implementation of the NAKMAS (National Governing Body) Welfare Policies, Child Safeguarding & Protection, Ethics & Conduct, Health & Safety, Equality.
All of our Assistant Instructors have undergone Elite TKD Academy's Assistant Instructors training course which provides each of them with the necessary skills and teaching methods, which enables each Assistant Instructor to deliver and teach at a high and consistent level. Our Assistant Instructors are trained to help get the very best out of everyone of our students regardless of age or grade.
Junior Assistant Instructor: Abbi Evans-Keeling 2nd Degree BlackBelt
Abbi commenced her training at just 5 years old. She has trained extremely hard over the last 8 years and at the age of 9 she successfully achieved her 1st Degree Black belt. Abbi has exceptional technical ability which has seen her secure a number of 'A' Pass gradings. To achieve these kind of grades at such a young age Abbi has consistently trained and always demonstrated a high standard.
Abbi was awarded 'Student Of The Year' 2012, 2014 & 2015.
She has also achieved Elite TKD Competitor of the year 2015 ( Gold x 7, Silver x 3 and Bronze x 4 medals).
Abbi is a committed Team Elite Squad Member - Team Elite training sessions are held every Saturday with the key focus on training for tournament success. Abbi has achieved a number of medal positions on the national tournament circuit - Golds, Silver & Bronze.
Junior Assistant Instructor: Joss Freeman 2nd Degree BlackBelt
Joss's Tae Kwon-Do journey started 7 years ago his determination, hard work and perseverance led to him achieving 'A' Pass Grades throughout all of his gradings which he was awarded 'Outstanding Achievement Award' in 2014 in recognition for this achievement. Joss successfully passed his 1st Degree Black belt on 16th May 2015 after 5 years of hard consistent training, he was also awarded 'Student Of The Year' in 2012.
Joss is a committed Team Elite Squad Member - gaining a number of medal positions at national level including a Silver for Patterns at the PUMA World Championships 2014.
Junior Assistant Instructor: Luis Ramsey 1st Degree BlackBelt
Luis has been consistently training in TaeKwon-Do for 5 years and successfully achieved his 1st Degree BlackBelt on 26th November 2017 - with great grading results made to date, backed with a can do positive attitude/approach towards his training, Luis was selected to enrol on our Assistant Instructor training programme.
Luis also attends regular Squad Training sessions held every Saturday in order to further enhance/improve his TKD skills.
*Here at Elite TKD Academy we apply and adopt a continuous improvement mindset meaning we are always striving for excellence.
Assistant Instructors Level 1 Certification