Currently a 5th Degree Black Belt with the ATA, Carol is also an ATA-certified Head Instructor and a International Tournament Judge. She began Taekwondo training in September of 1993. She has been ranked among the Top 10 World Taekwondo competitors 8 times since 2000 and is a World Champion in Creative Weapons, a Silver Medalist in Creative Forms and a Bronze Medalist in Traditional Weapons along with being a 6-Time Texas State Champion.
Carol is a graduate of the ATA’s University program of Instructor preparation for School Ownership and Management. While her specialty is teaching the Tiny Tigers (Ages 3-6), she has also been certified by the ATA to teach the Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) course for executive self defense, as well as the SHARP course for women. She holds certifications and teaches courses in Tai Chi, Ground Fighting, and the Ssahng Jeol Bong (Nunchakas), Jahng Bong (long Staff), Oh Song Do (Broadsword), and Bahng Mahng Ee (Fighting Stick). As part of her instructor duties, she maintains CPR and First Aid certifications and has participated in the Boy Scouts Youth Protection and Child Abuse Awareness program. Carol was born in Huntsville, Alabama and received her Bachelors Degree from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. She is the President of Katy ATA, Inc. and is a Past President of the Katy chapter of Rotary International.