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Our Team

Where the Passion Begins

Our incredible team is truly the heart of U.S. Taekwondo & Hapkido Center. It’s their dedication, passion and talent that keeps students invested in the learning process. Take a look below to learn more about the team.


Robert Gilbert

Head Instructor

Owner and Head Instructor he has been in martial arts for over 25 years.  Studying martial arts has been a positive influence in his life and still enjoys teaching and learning.  He is currently in local law enforcement for over 20 years and has trained military and police personal throughout his years of studying.


Rachel Gilbert

Dojo Facilitator

Ms. Rachel is our dojo facilitator who also is a stay at home mom, and when she is not at home caring for her children, she can be found at the dojo.  With passion for helping students reach their full potential and finish what they start, she is a vital part of our dojo.  She treats the students as if they were her own and believes that with her skills and parent involvement students can reach their full potential.


Haley Gilbert

Lead Instructor

As an Assistant Instructor at our dojo, she enjoys being part of, as well as leading and helping our students be successful and the best they can be.  Haley is self motivated, hard-working individual.  She enjoys working with the public and meeting new people.  Haley volunteers her time helping out with out After Care Program to assist with homework and assists on the dojo mat along side her father Robert Gilbert.


Alex Angel-Romero

Assistant Instructor

Alex is one of our first black belts and a Assistant Instructor. He shows great interest in the art of Taekwondo and is also a student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  Alex is always willing to help our students progress  and enjoys being a student himself.

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